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The Tomaquag Museum is one of 10 recipients of the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the Institute of Museum and Library Services said Tuesday. more
For the third year in a row, Providence received a perfect score for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality in the fifth annual Municipal Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, which conducted the assessment in partnership with the Equality Federation Institute. more
Rhode Island College Foundation’s 2017 Building an Age-Friendly Rhode Island campaign was boosted by a $121,000 Tufts Health Plan Foundation grant, according to a Thursday statement by the school. 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
A new $2.5 million scholarship, youth mentoring and services fund dedicated to the state’s African-American community and established through a collaboration between the Rhode Island Foundation’s Black Philanthropy Initiative and Bannister House was announced by the foundation Monday. 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
In the past year, the Rhode Island Foundation has received more than $3.3 million in new donations toward its $10 million campaign goal to restore Roger Williams Park, according to a statement made by the organization Wednesday. more
College Unbound’s Prison Bridge Program is hosting a symposium, “Educating the Current and Formerly Incarcerated,” to discuss successful offender re-entry partnerships in Rhode Island. more
Rhode Island received a grade of B+ for enacting workplace policies that support new parents, according to the report Expecting Better: A State-by-State Analysis of Laws That Help Expecting and New Parents. more
Crossroads Rhode Island held a ribbon cutting on Monday for its newest affordable housing development, Whitmarsh House Apartments at 528 Dexter St., that features 11 efficiency apartments for chronically homeless individuals and youth age 18-24. more
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