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Social Welfare
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A $471,000 federal grant has been awarded to Rhode Island College to train Master of Social Work students on how to treat youth aging out of foster care who have been exposed to traumatic situations. more
A new report says that many Rhode Island households are not earning enough to make ends meet. more
A total of 157 third-grade teachers in five communities will share nearly $148,000 in grants through Spark, a program that encourages classroom innovation in urban school districts. more
The website 24/7 Wall St says Rhode Island is the third worst state for black Americans for reasons ranging from low home ownership rates to high unemployment. more
Hasbro Inc. released its 2013 corporate social responsibility report on Tuesday, looking at progress the toy maker has made in areas of product safety, environmental responsibility, ethical sourcing, human rights, global philanthropy and more. more
As part of a settlement with the city in connection with a lawsuit that had been filed over discriminatory lending practices, Santander Bank N.A. has launched the Santander-Providence Home Loan Program to promote home ownership opportunities for low- and moderate-income borrowers in the city. more
For the seventh year in a row, Providence College has been named to the Corporation for National and Community Service President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. more
Twenty-seven animal welfare programs are sharing approximately $440,000 in grants from the Rhode Island Foundation. more
Hasbro Inc. has been named one of the country’s most community-minded companies in The Civic 50, an initiative that recognizes companies for their commitment to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. more
The #givingtuesday movement got off to a busy start Tuesday with a Citizens Bank social media campaign to promote giving to agencies that feed the hungry and donations to nonprofits from the CVS Health Foundation. more
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