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Social Welfare
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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
Carolina Correa's passion for philanthropic work began as a teenager. She helped raise money and awareness for causes in high school, her swim team and the Boys & Girls Club, for example. She had mentors who instilled in her the importance … more
Child & Family, with offices in Middletown and Providence, offers services such as family counseling, early-learning and parent supports. Its CEO and president, Marty Sinnott, has been in the nonprofit sector in various states for the past four … more
1 Congratulations on the new Lucy's Hearth home. Can you tell our readers a little bit about it? Lucy's Hearth is an emergency shelter for women and children that has been operating for 32 years from a leased convent. Last year, we … more
The 2016 Providence Symposium, organized by the Providence Preservation Society, will begin Nov. 3 and focus on issues surrounding the question ‘Why Preserve?’ more
Dan Santos has worked in the museum field for 15 years, serving in positions responsible for historic site management, museum education and visitor services. He is currently the regional site manager for southern New England at Historic New England. more
Rhode Island College’s Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities announced that $12,081 in 2016 Access for All Abilities mini grants will be awarded to five organizations across Rhode Island. more
In the 5½ years I've been the director, there are some things that have kept me motivated and putting 110 percent effort into my job: n I love what my agency does. The work I have as the administrator of the organization is demanding and … more
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