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Exploring Latinos’ culture along with their language

The two-day Spanish immersion program starts with a typical Dominican breakfast. Co-creator Sixcia Devine is Dominican, after all, as are many others in Providence.Then...

Most Americans support Senate immigration bill

Most Americans back a guest-worker program and a proposal allowing illegal immigrants to become U.S. citizens that were part of legislation the Senate shelved...
GEORGE L. ORTIZ JR., founder of Hispanic Research Group, sees Rhode Island as a microcosm of shifting demographics. /

Latino market advice with an eye for the nuances

George L. Ortiz Jr. is making sure his company, Hispanic Research Group, has a presence wherever Latino populations are growing significantly.It’s important for...
KEVIN BENNETT, of Capital Curbing Inc., works on a curb project on Route 107 in Burrillville. The company has used the Mission 360 program to expand its business. /

Partners help DOT diversify

A new R.I. Department of Transportation program is looking to take a full-circle approach to providing local minority-owned firms their chance to get work...

Yacht Restoration School ‘converges’<br> with Museum of Yachting

One teaches the history of classic boats and the art of restoring, maintaining and building them. The other aims to preserve the culture of...

CDHPs boost patients’ share of maternity costs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A report released last week by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the March of Dimes shows patient costs for maternity care...
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Editorial Cartoon: Unequal Pay

Equal work, unequal payBy J. Spencer, Philadelphia Business JournalShown is a one-dollar bill, except that the central portrait of George Washington has been...
FROM LEFT, Nick Cardi; Junior League member Noelle Ashley; U.S. Rep. James Langevin; John Hardy; and award winner Grace Dugan. /

Junior League honors 85 for community service

The Junior League of Rhode Island hosted its 85th anniversary gala, “In Her Shoes … 85 Years of Women Building Better Communities,” honoring 85...

Blazing a trail for entrepreneurs

Michelle Davidson opened Trinity Mortgage Solutions in 2005 on Colfax Street in Providence with four employees and the goal of serving minorities in the...

How diverse is your work force?

How often do you consider diversity when making hiring decisions? • Always – 57.9% • Sometimes – 36.8% • Never – 5.3%How important do you consider diversity...
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