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Tasha Evans, a Local Initiatives Support Corporation AmeriCorps Member, works at the Church Community Housing Corp. and the McKinney Cooperative Shelter in Newport, where she prepares residents who are homeless or have low incomes with job training and life skills. Since Evans began working at CCHC, she has helped more than 23 McKinney Cooperative Shelter occupants find jobs, which include local hotels and restaurants. Evans also developed the Craft for a Cause program. The program supplies CCHC residents with art supplies and St. Paul’s Thrift Shop also sells their creations, with proceeds coming directly back to the artists. more
Extras are needed for “Bleed for This,” an upcoming feature film about Rhode Island boxing legend Vinny Paz. more
With a nod to seafood and the arts, the Rhode Island Foundation on Wednesday announced this year’s winners of the Rhode Island Innovation Fellowships. more
Trinity Rep will award actress and East Greenwich native Debra Messing with the Pell Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Arts at the 19th annual Pell Awards on June 15 at the theater. more
Rhode Island School of Design’s interim provost, Pradeep Sharma, has been promoted to provost. more
Benjamin L. Rackliffe, an associate at Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC, was recently elected to serve on the board of directors for the Steel Yard. At PLDW, Rackliffe’s practice focuses on health care, nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations and he is also a participating attorney and advisory board member of the Roger Williams University Pro Bono Collaborative. For the past two years, Rackliffe was named a Rhode Island Rising Star by Thomson Reuters. He shares this distinction with less than 2.5 percent of Rhode Island lawyers who are younger than 40 and have been in practice for less than 10 years. Rackliffe holds a B.S. in business management from Providence College and a J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law. more
Three of the country’s 50 most amazing college museums are in Rhode Island – Brown University’s Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, the Rhode Island School of Design museum and the U.S. Naval War College museum. more
Beacon Charter High School for the Arts will begin offering instruction in grade six starting this fall at its new Founders Academy Middle School. more
The Rhode Island School of Design’s presidential search committee has begun preliminary interviews of candidates to replace former President John Maeda, according to the school website. more
New England Farm and Artist is part crafts store, part local organic-produce outlet and part art gallery – and it’s on the move, literally. more
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