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Social Welfare
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The Department of Justice announced last week that it would end its reliance on for-profit prisons run by companies such as Corrections Corporation of America and Geo Group. more
HAIBO HE, an associate professor of electrical, computer and biomedical engineering at the University of Rhode Island, has been awarded a three-year, $282,000 grant from the National Science Foundation in order to develop co-robots to lead people … more
Ocean State Job Lot’s Charitable Foundation has donated $5,000 worth of backpacks and school supplies to the 2015 Kids, Cops & Classrooms program. more
Confetti Foundation founder discusses the nonprofit, which supplies birthday parties to hospitalized children. more
Hasbro Inc., the Pawtucket school department, and the city of Pawtucket, have partnered with No Bully, a nonprofit organization that trains schools in bullying prevention. more
Rhode Island Kitchen & Bath, in partnership with Academic Advantage, is providing a shared $750 scholarship to two high school graduates here. more
Touch-A-Truck, Woony River Ride Bike-A-Ton and more. more
As United Way of Rhode Island prepares to release three requests for proposals for its 2016-19 grant cycle, it has extended to Sept. 25 the deadline inviting members of the community to join its Volunteer Grant Review Committee. more
Crossroads Rhode Island and the former Rhode Island Family Shelter in Warwick have partnered to reopen the shuttered shelter, Mayor Scott Avedisian announced Friday. more
Development has started on 36 affordable rental apartments and two commercial spaces in the Olneyville neighborhood this month, according to ONE Neighborhood Builders, a nonprofit community development corporation. more
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