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U.S. gender gap on display in pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis shines a spotlight on the gender gap for women everywhere, and especially in the U.S. Women disproportionately hold jobs in industries with...
A NEW REPORT found significant gaps regarding women and people of color holding leadership positions for Rhode Island's 150 largest nonprofit organizations.

Report highlights large diversity gaps in women, people of color leading...

PROVIDENCE – A joint research report released Tuesday by a group of local nonprofits highlights that diversity gaps in women and people of color...
HERITAGE HALL: The Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame will hold its third annual Helping Heritage Gala on Oct. 20 at Ocean House in Westerly. COURTESY RHODE ISLAND HERITAGE HALL OF FAME

Editor’s Choice: R.I. Heritage Hall of Fame to hold annual gala...

THE RHODE ISLAND Heritage Hall of Fame will hold its third annual Helping Heritage Gala. The event will feature hors d’oeuvres, an open bar,...
SUPPORTIVE SWINGS: Golfers play a hole during last year’s “Swing to Support” charity golf event, held by the Children’s Advocacy Center of Bristol County. This year’s event will be held Oct. 4 at Ledgemont Country Club in Seekonk.
 / COURTESY CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER OF BRISTOL COUNTY

Editor’s Choice: Children’s Advocacy Center to hold golf charity event Oct....

EDITOR’S CHOICE Children’s Advocacy Center to hold golf charity event CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER of Bristol County will hold its “Swing to Support” charity golf...
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Kasim Yarn, the state director of veteran affairs, will be the keynote speaker at the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless’ annual Awards Breakfast on Sept. 23 at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick in Warwick.
 / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Editor’s Choice: R.I. Coalition for the Homeless to hold Awards Breakfast...

EDITOR’S CHOICE R.I. Coalition for the Homeless to hold Awards Breakfast THE RHODE ISLAND COALITION for the Homeless will hold its annual Awards Breakfast....

Women’s Fund of R.I. grants nearly $50K to 5 local nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – The Women's Fund of Rhode Island awarded nearly $50,000 in grants to five organizations working on projects intended to advance gender equity...
TALKING INNOVATION: Attendees listen to a guest speaker during the Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance’s Defense Innovation Days event last year. This year’s event will be held Aug. 26-28 at the Marriott Newport in Newport.
 / COURTESY SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND DEFENSE INDUSTRY ALLIANCE

Editor’s Choice: Defense Innovation Days to be held in Newport

EDITOR’S CHOICE Defense Innovation Days to be held in Newport THE SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND Defense Industry Alliance will hold its 2019 Defense Industry Days...
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...
BEACH CLEANUP: Representatives from People’s Credit Union assist in a cleanup of Easton’s Beach in Newport hosted by Save The Bay. The organization will hold a communitywide Earth Day birthday party at the beach on April 27.
 / COURTESY SAVE THE BAY

Editor’s Choice: Save The Bay to hold Earth Day Birthday Party...

EDITOR’S CHOICE Save The Bay to hold Earth Day birthday party SAVE THE BAY, in celebration of the organization’s 50th anniversary, will hold a...
STOPPING ABUSE: Rep. Teresa Tanzi, D-South Kingstown, and the Rev. ­David L. Helfer, of the Womxn Project Collaborative, will be among the panelists participating in a forum on sexual harassment and violence. It will be held by the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island on April 3, at the New England Institute of Technology. / COURTESY REP. TERESA TANZI AND THE REV. DAVID L. HELFER

Editor’s Choice: Ending sexual harassment

EDITOR’S CHOICE Ending sexual harassment WOMEN’S FUND of Rhode Island will hold a panel discussion on sexual harassment and violence, and what can be done...

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