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Crossroads Rhode Island awarded $5M from Bezos’ philanthropic effort

PROVIDENCE - Crossroads Rhode Island received a $5 million award from the Bezos Day One Fund's Families Fund, the Jeff Bezos-backed organization announced Tuesday.“We're...
BEACH CLEANUP: Save The Bay Executive Director Jonathan Stone, left, speaks with a volunteer at a cleanup in the Oakland Beach neighborhood of Warwick during last year’s International Coastal Cleanup Day. Above right, a logo in support of Question No. 3 on next month’s ballot created by Save The Bay. 
 / COURTESY SAVE THE BAY

For nonprofits, less is more on political advocacy

Rhode Island nonprofits, to varying degrees, have thrown their weight behind certain causes in past elections that align with their missions.But some have learned...
THE YWCA Rhode Island will host its 14th annual Women of Achievement awards luncheon Thursday, Nov. 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

YWCA Rhode Island 2018 Women of Achievement announced

WOONSOCKET – The YWCA Rhode Island has named 13 Women of Achievement for 2018, who will be celebrated at the organization’s 14th annual awards...
CLEARED TO BUILD: Dwayne Keys, chairman of the South Providence Neighborhood Association, stands outside the former Flynn Elementary School on Blackstone Street, where a developer has proposed a $30 million to $40 million mixed-use project. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Some of Providence’s poorest neighborhoods are attracting developers. Residents want a...

Doug Victor, a 32-year resident of the Elmwood neighborhood in South Providence, wants to encourage economic development there that will help create jobs and...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am