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Carol M. Giuriceo, director of the Rhode Island STEM Center at Rhode Island College, talked with Providence Business News about the center, which promotes science, technology, engineering and … 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
“Housing Is Health,” Crossroads Rhode Island’s fifth annual report on homelessness, focuses on the links between homelessness and health care. more
United Way of Rhode Island is partnering with the Grantmakers Council of Rhode Island in an effort to expand local philanthropy. 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
Rachel Flum has been named executive director of the nonprofit Economic Progress Institute, replacing Kate Brewster, who is leaving to lead the Jonnycake Center in South Kingstown’s Peace Dale section. 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
The hundreds of acres of protected land along the Narrow River is expanding, as The Nature Conservancy on Friday announced the acquisition of an additional 161 acres in North Kingstown. more
Seventy-five incarcerated men and women in Rhode Island’s Adult Correctional Institutions have participated in the inaugural year of College Unbound’s Prison Bridge Program, designed to help inmates receive their bachelor’s degree so that once released they will have a smoother transition into society. more
The state’s director of the Department of Health, Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, will deliver the keynote address to the upcoming 2015 Promising Practices Multicultural Conference being held at Rhode Island College. more
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