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Social Welfare
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Community Care Alliance President/CEO discusses the agency’s work, which includes human services support for mental health, housing and basic needs, addictions, trauma, child well-being, education and employment. more
Public health in the U.S. has come a long way from the 1960s, when almost half of adults were still smoking. Today that rate is 14.9 percent. The problem is, that's still far too high. Bolder steps to prevent and reduce tobacco addiction are needed … more
The World Economic Forum (best known for organizing the annual Davos shindig) just published its annual Gender Gap report. It makes for thoroughly depressing reading. On current trends, it will take 118 years before women's salaries equal those of … more
An anonymous donor is offering fundraising support to help the Roger Williams Park Zoo raise the money needed to restore its harbor seal exhibit by late summer. more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
Brown University President Christina H. Paxson has unveiled a draft plan to promote diversity and inclusion. more
(Updated, 11:18 a.m., Dec. 22) Drug overdoses took the lives of 247 people in Rhode Island last year, according to statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. more
Working with hundreds of community partners across the region, Southcoast Health invested $22 million in community benefits in its fiscal 2014, according to its most recent report filed annually with the Massachusetts attorney general’s office. more
Save The Bay on Friday announced this year’s slate of environmental award winners, including Dr. Candace Oviatt who’s being recognized with the lifetime achievement award. more
Providence is among the top LGBT-friendly cities in the country, according to a NerdWallet study. more
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