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Partnering with his Republican co-chair of the House Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus, U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin recently introduced the Lifespan Respite Care Act of 2015. more
PROVIDENCE – A new program at Roger Williams University School of Law aims to help veterans whose applications for disability benefits have been denied and who can't afford to appeal the decision. Law students in the school's Veterans … 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
The College Crusade of Rhode Island will recognize James L. Carr Jr. of H. Carr & Sons for distinguished service at its 2015 Believe Breakfast on Nov. 13. more
Shannon Carroll is president and CEO of the Providence-based Genesis Center, a post she has held for a little more than a year after serving as vice president of programs and then senior vice president of operations. The nonprofit provides education, job training and support services to immigrants, refugees and low-income families to help them achieve economic independence. Here, Carroll discusses how the nonprofit fulfills its mission. more
"We are not like previous generations," Kevin McGovern said, when asked what nonprofits should expect from the rising generation of young adults. "We want to be a part of the solution, not just viewed as a donor; we want our voice and opinions heard … more
Editor's note: This is a condensed version of a story that originally ran in the Aug. 10 issue. Matthew Netto, state director of the nonprofit Best Buddies Rhode Island, has an unwieldy job description. To lead the … 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
The Narragansett Council of the Boy Scouts of America is preparing for its annual Scouting for Food/Good Turn Drive for the 28th consecutive year. more
CRANSTON – The partnership between the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the home security firm Alliance Security has been recognized as a “promising practice” by a national … more
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