Updated February 22 at 3:25pm
Social Welfare
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How much is a child’s future success determined by innate intelligence? Economist James Heckman says it’s not what people think. more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse will launch its seventh Impact Accelerator cohort on Jan. 19. more
John M. Murphy, founder and chairman of Home Loan Investment Bank, started his career in the 1960s and is now retiring. more
The Conway Christmas Lights Extravaganza is the best Christmas light display in Rhode Island, according to Travel + Leisure, which identified the best Christmas lights in every state. more
The all-volunteer United Way of Rhode Island’s Women’s Leadership Council has pledged to match all donations to Hasbro Summer Learning Initiative, up to $50,000, until Dec. 31. more
For every five new followers to the Summer Infant Born Free or SwaddleMe Facebook or Instagram platforms, the 2016 Sharing is Caring Social Charity Drive, a collaboration between Summer Infant and Good+ Foundation, will provide baby care items to low-income families this holiday season. more
A $75,000 startup grant was awarded to Graduate! Rhode Island by the United Way of Rhode Island in mid-November in conjunction with Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s plan to increase the number of Rhode Island residents with college degrees to 70 percent by 2025. more
In late November, Warwick-based House of Hope Community Development Corp. named Laura Jaworski executive director, Deborah Imondi president of the organization’s board of directors and William E. Stein will serve in the newly-created post of clinical director of operations. more
Carol A. Peterson, a lifelong resident of Cranston, retired as senior vice president, administration from FM Global in 2001 to focus her efforts on community volunteering, primarily helping children. more
The CVS Health Charity Classic raised $1 million in donations for local charities from its tournament this year, boosting the total amount it has raised to $20 million since the event began in 1999. more
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