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Social Welfare
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The 21st century has not been good to much of Rhode Island. From 2000 to 2014, real median family income across the state (in 2014 dollars) fell 2.4 percent to $73,217. Accompanying that decline has been an increase in the percentage of families … more
Amos House, Crossroads Rhode Island and The Providence Center will share more than $350,000 to increase social services outreach in Kennedy Plaza and Burnside Park, the Rhode Island Foundation said Monday. more
Two middle school students each received college scholarships of $10,000 on Friday, thanks to the new PawSox Scholars program created by the Pawtucket Red Sox and the PawSox/Skeffington Charitable Foundation. more
The annual WaterFire FireBall fundraising event will be held on Thursday, Nov. 17 at the WaterFire Arts Center. more
The Childhood Lead Action Project will present its 2016 awards to seven recipients on Thursday, Nov. 17 during its 24th anniversary celebration. more
Aquidneck Land Trust’s Fiesta Verde fundraiser saw 350 guests donate $100,000 in support of the nonprofit’s purchase of Spruce Acres Farm. more
As the new collections manager for The Preservation Society of Newport County, Katherine Garrett-Cox’s primary responsibility will be the stewardship of the museum's more than 55,000 object collection. more
There's no question that the holiday season is one of opulence and over-spending. Retailers rake in billions of dollars, with just a month-and-a-half representing nearly 20 percent of their annual sales, according to economists. But in the … 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
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