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Social Welfare
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Rhode Island College’s Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities announced that $12,081 in 2016 Access for All Abilities mini grants will be awarded to five organizations across Rhode Island. more
Editor's note: This story is adapted from the Sept. 16 issue. Individuals with substance-abuse disorders seeking medication-assisted treatment and behavioral health care can now get both under one roof, thanks to a collaboration by The … more
Disruptive innovation can take place on many levels. For instance, consider the generational shift that marks the continuing decline of the baby boom and the ascendance of the millennial generation (pity the poor sandwiched generation X) … more
Carolina Correa's passion for philanthropic work began as a teenager. She helped raise money and awareness for causes in high school, her swim team and the Boys & Girls Club, for example. She had mentors who instilled in her the importance … more
Child & Family, with offices in Middletown and Providence, offers services such as family counseling, early-learning and parent supports. Its CEO and president, Marty Sinnott, has been in the nonprofit sector in various states for the past four … 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
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