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Advocacy
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1 What is the mission of the organization? Rhode Island Jobs With Justice is a coalition of labor, faith and community organizations. Our mission is to improve the conditions of Rhode Island's working families. It is our firm belief that … more
Meeting Street School, a nonprofit organization that provides child development, education and therapeutic services, has purchased a 5,000-square-foot building at 951-961 Eddy St. in Providence, according to Sweeney Real Estate & Appraisal, the broker for the transaction. more
Erik B. Wallin is the executive director and general counsel of Operation Stand Down Rhode Island, which provides services to veterans. Wallin spoke recently with the Providence Business News about the housing challenges facing the state’s nearly 70,000 veterans. more
Cox Communications and the James M. Cox Foundation will donate a $25,000 STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning center to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick on … more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is partnering with the Neighborhood Alliance of Pawtucket to collect winter apparel in an annual “Warm Hearts, Coats & Stuff Drive.” more
1 How will your founding and leading of the Rhode Island Mayoral Academies inform your new role as CEO of Chiefs for Change? At RIMA, I worked closely with a bipartisan coalition of mayors to advocate for education policy in the best … more
A day after campaign-finance crusader Larry Lessig dropped his bizarre bid for the presidency, Seattle became the first city in the country to adopt a law that he and other reformers have been seeking for years: publicly funded vouchers for … more
The Providence and North Providence housing authorities will share $102,745 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to continue their work to end veteran homelessness. more
Why did you select your profession? I want to make an impact in my community by helping others. The nature of the work means every day is different but just as fulfilling as the one before. What advice would you give your 22-year-old self? … more
(Updated 2:05 p.m.) Executives from six nonprofits voiced their support on Thursday for the Community Service Grant program and discussed how it has helped their organizations. more
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