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Social Welfare
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Alt-Comic Con was hosted by the Providence Community Library on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Mount Pleasant Library, as an opportunity for children and teenagers to rejoice in the excitement surrounding the R.I. Comic Con. more
The Lagoda, the largest ship model in the world, has welcomed visitors to the New Bedford Whaling Museum for 100 years and, on Saturday, Nov. 19, the museum will celebrate its centennial with the dedication of the Bourne Building, which houses the Lagoda. more
This year’s 11th annual Iron Pour fundraiser brought in more than $30,000, the most the event has ever netted. Funds will go to support Steel Yard programs like the Weld to Work job training program, artist residencies and open enrollment class scholarships. more
It's difficult to pinpoint what exactly earned the Pawtucket Red Sox the Providence Business News' Business Excellence Award for Community Involvement for 2016. The ballclub's list of community outreach and charitable fundraising over the past 43 … more
Edward O. "Ned" Handy III has big goals. "To end homelessness. To end hunger. I would like to help the improvement of education," he said. To say that he is involved in a lot of things with those aims in mind is an understatement. … more
Sojourner House was founded in the mid-1970s by Providence residents and Brown University students, recent alumnae and staff members concerned about the prevalence of domestic violence but the lack of community resources available to deal with it. … more
For more than 120 years, Crossroads Rhode Island has served the state by providing for those who find themselves in need. When we were founded in 1894, our fundamental goal was to assist people who came to Providence looking for work. Since then, we … more
Rhode Island business leaders are eager to find out how President-elect Donald J. Trump's pro-business, anti-immigration campaign rhetoric will translate into actionable policies. "On the positive side, anything related to infrastructure or … more
Brown University's School of Public Health and the R.I. Department of Health have formalized longstanding research collaborations with an agreement that, among other things, will allow students to transition into the public-health workforce with … more
About 18 months ago Tufts Health Plan, which provides health insurance to 1 million customers in New England, was surprised by demographic news that appeared to portend opportunity. A survey by the company found that Tufts' customer group … more
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