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Social Welfare
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Stephen Mitchell of Narragansett uses a desktop video magnifier supplied by a local nonprofit to read his mail, the newspaper and his medication-container labels. The nonprofit Ocean State Center for Independent Living in Warwick helped … more
What if the National Rifle Association is right that the no-fly list shouldn’t be used for denying people guns, as President Barack Obama has urged and Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has said … more
On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Roe v. Wade ensured that women have the right to reproductive freedom. more
Christina H. Paxson became Brown University's 19th president in July 2012. She led development of the 10-year university strategic plan, "Building on Distinction," completed in late 2013. Paxson continues to focus her own research on the … more
Never before has housing been such an important issue to Rhode Islanders. more
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – CleanSlate Centers last week announced that former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy has accepted a position on the company's board of directors. CleanSlate Centers is a collection of outpatient addiction-treatment centers … more
The Rhode Island Family Shelter, a 27-year-old nonprofit that closed its shelter five days ago under financial duress, is working to re-establish emergency services, Executive Director Patti Macreading said Thursday. more
Executive director of the Newport Art Museum discusses her new role and the organization’s new master plan. more
The Rhode Island Community Food Bank hosted a breakfast prepared by the organization’s culinary job training program on June 21 to kick off its summer food drive. more
Fundraising continues through July 31 for the “Heart & Sole Walk,” which on a June 7 walk raised $86,500. more
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