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Social Welfare
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At the Boys & Girls Club of East Providence, I am both blessed and cursed by the power of history. Our organization has been a vibrant part of our community for more than 80 years, and my leadership team has worked together for more than a dozen. … more
Brown University President Christina H. Paxson has unveiled a draft plan to promote diversity and inclusion. more
(Updated 12:55 p.m. and 3:39 p.m.) New Bedford and Fall River mayors are being asked by Massachusetts health care workers, labor leaders and social justice advocates to hold additional meetings about the proposed merger between Southcoast Health and Care New England. more
Marty Sinnott, president and CEO of Child & Family, brings more than 35 years of human service and nonprofit administration experience to the agency. He was previously the CEO of Amigos de las Americas, an international nonprofit with projects in 10 Latin American countries. He has created innovative programs, built organizational capacity and influenced public policy. Now a Newport resident, he graduated from the College of the University of Chicago with a degree in religion and humanities and later added a master’s degree in social science from the same institution. 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
(Updated 3:24 p.m.) The Women’s Center of Rhode Island on Friday will dissolve as an organization, and its programs and services will merge into Crossroads Rhode Island where they will be known as the Domestic Violence Program of Crossroads Rhode Island. 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
The RIGHA Foundation Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation seeks grant applications from entities focused on improving primary health care and health outcomes. Grant applications are Grant applications are due by Aug. 29, and the Rhode Island Foundation anticipates disseminating a total of nearly $300,000 to some six to 10 successful grantees. Nonprofit organizations in Rhode Island and municipalities – in collaboration with such nonprofit organizations – are eligible to apply. more
(Updated 11:19 a.m.) The Rhode Island Foundation’s 2016 annual meeting, attended by more than 1,000 donors, community and business leaders Monday evening, marked the philanthropic organization’s centennial – 100 years serving the Ocean State. more
(Updated 10:57 a.m.) The van Beuren Charitable Foundation awarded 72 grants totaling $4.5 million in 2015 to improve the quality of life and place in Newport County. more
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