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Social Welfare
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Carmine DiCenso, executive director of the Providence Animal Rescue League, discusses the challenges of rescuing animals and running a shelter. more
The political purpose behind the proposals to combat gun violence that Hillary Clinton introduced last week may be to outflank her top rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, Bernie Sanders. On this issue, he's been a shrinking violet. But … more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie Baker has proposed systemwide reforms to the Department of Children and Families. They include new intake and supervisor policies for the first time in a decade, and re-establishment of the DCF Central Regional … more
Twenty-two nonprofits from around the country, including Meeting Street of Providence, have been nominated for the Jewelers for Children Local Grant Program. more
Douglas Hall has joined the staff of the Economic Progress Institute as its new director of economic and fiscal policy, the organization said Thursday. more
Rhode Island moved up four spots to No. 25 in the annual Opportunity Index, released Tuesday by the bipartisan national campaign, Opportunity Nation and Measure of America. more
Frank Shea, executive director of ONE Neighborhood Builders, will leave the organization to become CEO of Urban Edge, a neighborhood redevelopment corporation that serves several neighborhoods in Boston. more
Adam Greenman joined United Way of Rhode Island as executive vice president and director of community investment in 2014. Here he addresses key issues the agency is facing in the coming year. more
Family Service of Rhode Island is honoring board President Malcolm Farmer III on Oct. 20 with its “Brighter Futures” award for his work as an advocate for children, civil rights and LGBTQ rights. more
On Oct. 9, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Inc., will hold a breakfast featuring a cross-section of Rhode Island leaders to address the need to increase funding for cancer research. more
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