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Social Welfare
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School district and community partners from the Providence Children and Youth Cabinet attended a daylong summit at the White House on Oct. 21 on how to surmount barriers for first-generation students seeking financial aid. more
The Narragansett Council of the Boy Scouts of America is preparing for its annual Scouting for Food/Good Turn Drive for the 28th consecutive year. more
The Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October by presenting more than $17,000 from the sale of Ribbon of Hope license plates to the state. more
One big piece of news in the past couple of weeks has been the release of a new paper by recent economics Nobel winner Angus Deaton and his co-author Anne Case. more
Outreach efforts by U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha and Department of Corrections director A.T. Wall have led to “Road Map to Reentry: Community Workforce Development,” a summit geared toward educating Rhode Island business owners, employers and hiring managers about the financial incentives and benefits of hiring ex-offenders. more
In 100 years, the Rhode Island Foundation has gone from a white shoe- and parasol-set, passive grant-maker to an active participant in the public dialog about the state's civic and economic health. That change has made the foundation the most … more
“The [2016 Rhode Island Kids Count] Factbook is one of the most important tools we have, said U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed, at the KIDS COUNT April 11 breakfast at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick. more
Being poor in the U.S. can be expensive. Judging from the latest inflation data, it’s becoming more so. more
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agree on this much: The federal government should do more to help families pay for child care. more
It seems obvious that where you live says a lot about you. But maybe what it really says is that who you are and what you have done with your life are the most powerful determinants for where you do make your home. The … more
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