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Advocacy
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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
Citizens Financial Group has donated $12,500 to Meeting Street’s 40th annual telethon, scheduled for Jan. 30. 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
In the spirit of holiday giving, RIPTA, Whole Foods, Shore’s Market and iHeart Radio are asking the public to participate in the “Stuff a Bus!” food drive. more
Mike Stenhouse is founder and CEO of the Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity, a free-enterprise, public-policy think tank. The Cranston native is a former small-business owner with a dot-com company, a marketing professional with a … more
MALCOLM FARMER III will receive Family Service of Rhode Island's Brighter Futures Award during a luncheon on Oct. 20. Farmer is an attorney and partner at Hinckley Allen & Snyder LLP. When Farmer was a young lawyer in 1965, he left Hinckley Allen to … more
In response to increased need, Hasbro Children’s Hospital recently expanded its pediatric psychiatric treatment services in its collaborative venture with Bradley Hospital. more
Zachary Librizzi, a 17-year-old senior from Warwick who attends Saint Raphael Academy, is one of tens of thousands of children diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. However, with the help of his father, Librizzi hosts an annual golf tournament to help raise funds for the Rhode Island branch of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Eighteen months after his younger sister, Ava, was also diagnosed with the disease, Librizzi talks about his passion to help others. more
Jennifer Zanni is the founder and president of the Endometriosis Foundation of Rhode Island, a 6-year-old nonprofit based in Lincoln. She has worked for CVS Health since 2006, most recently as a human resources senior consultant. Her personal struggles with the disease led to founding the nonprofit. Here she discusses its mission and outreach efforts. more
U.S. Rep. James R. Langevin joined volunteers from Operation Stand Down Rhode Island, Team Rubicon and the Home Depot Foundation in celebrating recently the help the organizations gave in replacing a roof at the home of Emile Johnson, a Vietnam War veteran. more
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