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Advocacy
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Four programs were chosen by United Way of Rhode Island to share $155,000 from its Housing for All Fund, to put in motion safe, healthy and affordable housing programs, according to a release by the organization on Thursday. 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
The United Nurses & Allied Professionals organization is hosting a “Seaside Party” on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at Finn’s Harborside Restaurant to benefit the UNAP Children’s Hospital Fund. more
A second place award in the 2016 New England Museum Association Publication Award Competition was awarded to the Old Colony History Museum for its new branding materials including the logo, as well as the letterhead, stationery and signage. more
To kick off local Memorial Day celebrations, Operation Stand Down Rhode Island plans to host its first Gold Star Gala at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick in Warwick on Thursday, May 25. 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
Community service may be a pasttime for some people, but for Dan Corley, school reform advocate and founder of Community Preparatory School, it is the focus of his career. In 1984, Corley founded Community Preparatory School in the heart of South Providence and for the past two decades has implemented and refined innovative teaching techniques that have enabled Community Prep to grow from a small, neighborhood, inner-city school to a model in urban education. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $50,000 in grants to seven nonprofit organizations that assist and support the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities of Rhode Island. more
United Way of Rhode Island will host its “Housing For All Summit” on March 14 to identify ways to reduce housing costs in the state. more
Lara D’Antuono joined Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick in 1994 as the organization’s child care director. She advanced to the position of development director before being named executive director in 2000. more
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