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Social Welfare
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In February Katje Afonseca was promoted from director of development to executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State. She is the organization’s youngest-ever executive director in its 50-year history. more
In 2015 the national branch of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation invested $1.3 billion in grants, loans and equity to projects, $315 million of which was invested into local Rhode Island housing projects, according to the organization’s annual report released earlier this month. more
(Updated 3:24 p.m.) The Women’s Center of Rhode Island on Friday will dissolve as an organization, and its programs and services will merge into Crossroads Rhode Island where they will be known as the Domestic Violence Program of Crossroads Rhode Island. more
The city of Providence has been awarded $499,672 in grants through the Linking to Employment Activities Pre-Release Program created by the U.S. Labor Department. more
Children’s toy company Hasbro Inc. was named the No. 1 community-minded company in the consumer discretionary industry in the Civic 50 report released Tuesday by Points of Light. more
The overall state of children’s health in Rhode Island has shown marked improvement over the last several years. However, further improvement is required. After reviewing the eighteen criteria … more
The School Board on Monday night passed a districtwide policy to support transgender and gender-expansive students. more
Santander Bank this month announced it has awarded more than $3.1 million in new grants to 73 organizations throughout its Northeastern footprint. more
Despite being home to the nation’s oldest Fourth of July celebration in Bristol, Rhode Island, for the second year in a row, is considered one of the least patriotic states. more
The Tufts Health Plan Foundation announced June 23 an investment of $80,000 to Saint Elizabeth Community in Providence to pilot WellCare, an initiative that coordinates care to help older adults living in subsidized housing manage their chronic diseases and live independently. By integrating health services across community-based organizations, the program aims to improve access to care for vulnerable populations. more
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