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Social Welfare
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Howie Sneider, a welder, sculptor and public projects director for The Steel Yard, has been named executive director to lead the nonprofit as it embarks on plans to expand. more
As many as 89,300 Rhode Islanders could be affected by an increase of the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour from the current $7.25 an hour, according to a fact sheet released by the White House on Wednesday. more
Santander Bank N.A. has donated $1,000 to the Children’s Advocacy Center Bristol County through its Ideas for Good campaign. more
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Wednesday awarded nearly $1.8 billion to improve and preserve public housing in all 50 states including Rhode Island, which received $12.6 million. more
The Providence Athenaeum expects to hire a permanent executive director by the end of May but has hired Mike Gerhardt in an interim capacity to replace Alison Maxwell, according to Board of Directors President Candy Adriance. more
President and CEO of Child & Family speaks about his priorities and goals while at the helm of the organization. more
Fla Lewis, the principal of Weybosset Research and Management in Providence, is donating about $22,000 a year for two years to one of five scholarship-granting organizations, and getting a 90 percent tax credit for the gift. more
Executive director of the Coggeshall Farm Museum discusses her vision to invigorate the museum’s programs and presence. more
Jim Ryczek, executive director of the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless, estimates that $20 million invested in preventing homelessness could put a large enough dent in the problem to save the state money in the long term. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has picked 14 people to participate in its Nonprofit Emerging Leaders Program. more
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