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Advocacy
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Family Service of Rhode Island is honoring board President Malcolm Farmer III on Oct. 20 with its “Brighter Futures” award for his work as an advocate for children, civil rights and LGBTQ rights. more
On Oct. 9, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Inc., will hold a breakfast featuring a cross-section of Rhode Island leaders to address the need to increase funding for cancer research. more
Kara Foley is a newly hired policy analyst at Rhode Island KIDS COUNT, a children’s-policy organization working to improve the health, safety, education and economic well-being of Rhode Island’s children. She talked with Providence Business News about the organization's mission. more
Dr. Elmano Costa, president of the Portuguese American Citizenship Project’s board of directors, announced on Aug. 31 that the board voted to end operations and dissolve the organization. more
Bernie Beaudreau has stepped down after eight years as executive director of Serve Rhode Island, the state’s center for volunteerism, to become CEO of the Connecticut Food Bank in Wallingford, Conn. more
What's the best career advice you've received? My aunt once told me never to be "caught by the golden handcuffs." I've considered that in all of the positions I've taken. She taught me not to let money be the only objective when looking for a … more
What three words best describe your staff? Diverse, welcoming, compassionate. What employee benefit is the most popular among staff members? Flextime. How do you encourage employee engagement? Monthly … more
Children’s Friend, the Healthy Families America affiliate, has been accredited by Prevent Child Abuse America as a provider of high-quality home visiting services to families who who want to improve their child’s health, nutrition and developmental outcomes. more
Why did you select your profession? Watching children make progress and seeing the look on their parents' faces when their child achieved something was the most rewarding a job could ever be for me. What's the best career advice you've … more
The attorney general’s office will hold a cellphone recycling drive throughout January to benefit victims of domestic violence and the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence. more
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