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Data from the 2015 American Community Survey released by the U.S. Census Bureau Tuesday found fewer Rhode Island adults lacked health insurance in 2015 than in 2014, while the percentage of uninsured children increased slightly in the same time period. more
The YWCA Rhode Island released on Monday the list of 13 women it has selected for its 2016 Women of Achievement awards. more
Hassenfeld Family Initiatives LLC donated a $500,000 grant to establish Hassenfeld Projects at Roger Williams University, a three-year initiative to expand and enhance the use of experiential education, RWU announced Tuesday. more
College Unbound’s Prison Bridge Program is hosting a symposium, “Educating the Current and Formerly Incarcerated,” to discuss successful offender re-entry partnerships in Rhode Island. more
From health care issues to housing problems, hundreds of nonprofits serving Rhode Islanders benefited from the $18.2 million the Rhode Island Foundation has awarded during the first half of 2016, the organization announced Friday. more
Rhode Island is one of the states with the narrowest racial divide, according to a recent report from 24/7 Wall St., which examined equality issues in all 50 states. more
Rhode Island-based visual artists have until Aug. 18 to apply for the Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation. more
Rhode Island received a grade of B+ for enacting workplace policies that support new parents, according to the report Expecting Better: A State-by-State Analysis of Laws That Help Expecting and New Parents. more
Malala Yousafzai, the 19-year-old Pakistani girls’ and children’s education activist, addressed a sold-out crowd at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Thursday evening where she talked about women’s equality and the impact of education in fighting terrorism. more
Development has started on 36 affordable rental apartments and two commercial spaces in the Olneyville neighborhood this month, according to ONE Neighborhood Builders, a nonprofit community development corporation. more
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