Malala Yousafzai, the 19-year-old Pakistani girls’ and children’s education activist, addressed a sold-out crowd at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Thursday evening where she talked about women’s equality and the impact of education in fighting terrorism.
Development has started on 36 affordable rental apartments and two commercial spaces in the Olneyville neighborhood this month, according to ONE Neighborhood Builders, a nonprofit community development corporation.
Sailor, surfer and part-time ski instructor in Aspen, Colo., Clive Bridgham is going to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – but not as an athlete. Rather, the sports medicine chiropractic physician, who maintains a solo practice in Barrington, will volunteer in the Olympic Village’s Polyclinic, as a medical volunteer treating athletes before and during the Olympic Games.
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $50,000 in grants to seven nonprofit organizations that assist and support the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities of Rhode Island.