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UNITED WAY OF RHODE ISLAND has launched a five-year, $100 million strategic plan to create transformative change in the state, including improving racial equality and creating a nonprofit association.

United Way of R.I. launches 5-year, $100M investment plan to create...

PROVIDENCE – Improving racial equality in Rhode Island, creating more affordable housing across the state, increasing reading proficiency in local children and out-of-school time...

R.I. AFL-CIO unanimously endorses changing state’s official name

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island AFL-CIO on Sept. 21 unanimously voted to endorse the proposed amendment to the state’s constitution, dropping the phrase “and...
NICHOLE WARD is a CNA and member of Raise the Bar on Residents Care, a recently-formed activist group that says state standards are needed for workers and residents in nursing homes. / COURTESY RAISE THE BAR ON RESIDENT CARE

Five Questions With Nichole Ward

In late July, activist group Raise the Bar on Residents Care gathered in Providence to release a report on nursing homes standards in Rhode...

Nee awarded Roving Ambassador for Peace World Peace Prize

GEORGE NEE, president of the Rhode Island AFL-CIO, recently received the Roving Ambassador for Peace World Peace Prize from the World Peace Prize Awarding...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO secured the endorsement of the Rhode Island AFL-CIO for the November gubernatorial election./ PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Endorsements still matter in R.I.

The value of the union endorsement may not be what it was in the 1950s, when union membership was stronger in Rhode Island and...

Campaign champions long-term home care independence

PROVIDENCE – The desire to stay in your home as you age is a given for most, but law and policy don’t support that...

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