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Cox Communications issues $138K in grants to local nonprofits

WEST WARWICK – Cox Communications Inc. awarded eight local nonprofits $138,000 in total grants through its first Virtual Cox Charities Day. The grants were issued...

Five Questions With: Jennie Johnson

Jennie Johnson is the executive director for City Year Providence, a nonprofit that has its members partner with local schools to provide educational support...

AIDS Project Rhode Island to honor well-known activist, volunteer

PROVIDENCE – A well-known activist and philanthropist is to receive a posthumous honor from the AIDS Project Rhode Island this week. The late Carl John...
CITY YEAR PROVIDENCE recently received $70,000 from the Providence City Council to support the nonprofit’s partnership with city schools. Pictured, from left: Alex Molina, managing director of impact for City Year Providence; Providence City Council President Pro Tempore Michael Correia; Providence City Council President Sabina Matos; Jennie Johnson, executive director of City Year Providence; Providence Public Schools Superintendent Christopher Maher; Providence City Council Senior Deputy Majority Leader Nicholas J. Narducci Jr.; and Matthew Shumate, deputy chief of staff to Mayor Jorge O. Elorza. / COURTESY CITY OF PROVIDENCE

City Year Providence receives $70K from City Council

PROVIDENCE – City Year Providence received a $70,000 boost from the City Council on Feb. 15 to support the nonprofit’s partnership with city schools. The...
U.S. SEN. JACK F. REED has announced that several organizations in Rhode Island have been awarded a collective $3.7 million in AmeriCorps grants. / PBN FILE PHOTO

Reed announces $3.7M in AmeriCorps grants for R.I.

PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island received $3.7 million in federal AmeriCorps grants for Serve Rhode Island and several local service-oriented nonprofits according to a press...
Jennie Johnson has served at 
City Year Providence since 2006 and 
as executive director since 2007. She 
has done extensive citywide work on the issue of chronic absenteeism, and has spoken nationally on behalf of Providence’s efforts curb it. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Build trust, see results

Relationships are at the center of everything we do. It is a belief my parents instilled in me throughout my childhood, and it has...

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