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Social Welfare
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Why did you select your profession? I want to make an impact in my community by helping others. The nature of the work means every day is different but just as fulfilling as the one before. What advice would you give your 22-year-old self? … more
You've got to love a guy who declares he will come up with $10 million to restore and support a beautiful old dowager of a city park, now turning a bit shabby around the edges. The guy in question is Neil D. Steinberg, and the money will be … more
Last year, the General Assembly and the governor took an important first step to help thousands of working families make ends meet by increasing the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit — a tax benefit for workers earning $50,000 or less — to 12.5 percent of the federal credit. more
The charitable foundation established by Bristol County Savings Bank awarded a combined $34,000 in grants to five nonprofit organizations in greater Pawtucket at an event in mid-January. more
You never actually own a synagogue. You merely take care of it for the next generation. That’s the essence of a 106-page court decision that’s transferred control of the historic Touro synagogue in Newport, from a New York City congregation to a local one seeking to revive the institution’s religious life. more
Mary Lou Moran works with the aging population of Rhode Island day in and day out, and understands how the needs of the elderly are changing.  Director of the Leon Mathieu Senior Center in Pawtucket, Moran has observed that as the baby … more
1 What experience has most prepared you for the role of executive director? As executive director of resources for community development in the east San Francisco Bay area, I worked for a nonprofit organization with a passion for the people … more
This year in celebration of the winter holiday season, the Governor Henry Lippitt House is hosting myriad holiday celebrations, including a Holiday Tea and a holiday Lippitt Lab. more
The Working Cities Challenge is a Federal Reserve Bank of Boston program designed to create an economic resurgence in communities after "years of population and economic decline." To that end, the Boston Fed is having seven of the state's urban-core … more
1 What type of resources does The POINT offer elderly adults with disabilities and their caregivers? Everyone at The POINT is a senior health insurance program counselor. … We help with Medicare counseling and comparisons, Medicaid … more
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