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Social Welfare
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Jim Ryczek, executive director of the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless, estimates that $20 million invested in preventing homelessness could put a large enough dent in the problem to save the state money in the long term. more
The Providence Journal Charitable Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a $7,500 grant to the Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre for production of “Macbeth.” more
The Steel Yard, a nonprofit, is launching a new scholarship program in the industrial arts. more
Teens and youth helped break ground for a renovated clubhouse and addition for the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket on March 14. The ceremony took place at the Alfred Elson Jr. Clubhouse at One Moeller Place. more
The ninth annual Marine & Composites Industry Career Day on Saturday, March 22, at the IYRS Newport campus will connect employers and career seekers. more
Family Service of Rhode Island adoption open house, Sargent fundraising gala and more. more
New executive director at Providence Public Library discusses his plans and objectives for the organization. more
As many as 89,300 Rhode Islanders could be affected by an increase of the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour from the current $7.25 an hour, according to a fact sheet released by the White House on Wednesday. more
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Wednesday awarded nearly $1.8 billion to improve and preserve public housing in all 50 states including Rhode Island, which received $12.6 million. more
PROVIDENCE – Women experiencing reproductive coercion – male behavior to control contraception and pregnancy outcomes – has led a Women & Infants Hospital research team to recommend that health care providers address the subject with their patients. more
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