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Advocacy
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As part of its Pedals for Medals campaign, Operation Homefront is seeking volunteers and sponsors residing in New England states to donate either a 30-minute workout on a stationery bike or sponsor a rider to raise awareness and funds for veterans, military families and wounded warriors this July. more
The American Heart Association recognized Rhode Island Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed for her commitment to fighting heart disease and stroke at an award ceremony at the Statehouse on May 25. more
The R.I. State Council on the Arts announced on Thursday that 139 nonprofit organizations, schools and individuals will share $777,212 through its first round of grant awards for the 2016-2017 season. more
Providence lawyer Henry Kates is leading the YMCA of Greater Providence on an interim basis until a new CEO is hired. more
Richard Godfrey, the longtime former executive director of Rhode Island Housing, has received a Preservation Award for Community Involvement from the Providence Preservation Society. more
"I'm a big believer that everybody can be a leader. Leadership is not anointed … it's opportunistic," said Neil D. Steinberg, Rhode Island Foundation president and CEO. "People are leaders because they want to help … we need everybody engaged … more
The Rhode Island Foundation awarded its 2016 Best Practice awards to GrowSmartRI, House of Hope Community Development Corp., Newport County Community Mental Health Center, Partnership for Providence Parks and Sojourner House in an event held at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s Providence campus Tuesday. more
The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island announced the settlement of a federal civil rights complaint it filed last year against the Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles for refusing to provide language-interpreter services to clients … more
The Sojourner House, a domestic violence agency serving Providence and northern Rhode Island, announced Wednesday it has expanded its mission to include and serve the needs of victims of sexual assault. more
PROVIDENCE – A federal judge on Sept. 16 ordered the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to release thousands of pages of documents in support of an ACLU of Rhode Island Freedom of Information Act lawsuit on behalf of journalist Philip Eil. … more
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