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United Way of Rhode Island awarded the Local Initiatives Support Corp. a $150,000 grant in support of the organization’s Rhode Island Child Care and Early Learning Facilities Fund and its development of safe, high-quality learning environments for children. more
When it comes to income inequality, Rhode Island ranks 28th among the 50 states, according to a report from the Economic Policy Institute, which said income inequality has risen in every state since the 1970s. more
Rhode Island ranked 27th in the nation for overall children’s well-being, and last among New England states, according to the 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book, published Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. more
Rhode Island is the 11th-worst state to retire rich, according to the latest study by GOBankingRates.com. more
More than 100 Rhode Island residents, including Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, First Gentleman Andy Moffitt, Central Falls Mayor James Diossa and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien, celebrated the launch of Pawtucket Central Falls Health Equity Zone’s Building Healthy Neighborhoods Action Plan at a press event at Veterans Memorial Garden Amphitheater in Pawtucket on the evening of June 14. more
Serve Rhode Island and five local service-oriented organizations will share $2.2 million in federal AmeriCorps funding, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Friday. more
Jean M. Johnson left her position as the longtime executive director of the House of Hope Community Development Corp. more
The Katie DeCubellis Memorial Foundation celebrated its 17th annual 5K on June 12 to honor the memory of DeCubellis, who at 13 was killed by a drunken driver in October 1999. more
Aquidneck Land Trust announced the eight recipients of its 2016 Merritt Neighborhood Fund grants totaling $6,999.74, aimed at preserving small parks, playgrounds and other natural spaces, on June 6. more
What three words best describe your staff? Diverse, passionate, dedicated. What three words would your staff use to describe work? Rewarding, fun, important. What employee benefit is the most important among staff … more
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