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Robert A. Rocchio Jr. was awarded 2015 Autism Educator of the Year by the Certificate of Graduate Studies and the Sherlock Center on Disabilities at Rhode Island College. Rocchio has been a clinical social worker in Johnston for more than 17 years, … more
1 What were the findings in the report "State of Working Rhode Island: Workers of Color"? This report gives an overview of the Rhode Island economy, showing how the Great Recession (and recovery) impacted Rhode Island's working men and … more
1 How many jobs does the so-called clean-energy economy support? The clean-energy economy supports nearly 10,000 jobs throughout the state. Last year, this sector added over 600 jobs, with nearly 90 percent of the growth occurring in firms … more
Benedict Leca has been executive director since January at the Redwood Library and Athenæum in Newport. Here, he discusses his goals and objectives for the organization. more
Nicholas Caccia is a licensed loan officer at First Home Mortgage in Providence. Caccia talks with Providence Business News about the recent rate increase at the Federal Reserve, which marks the first move away from easy money policies guiding the lending market in the United States since the financial crisis of 2008. more
MICHAEL CAREY is director of the The Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at The Miriam Hospital in Providence. The center recently was awarded a $146K grant to study whether meditation over a telephone is effective in reducing the effects … more
1 What's your take on the small-business market in Rhode Island? As in many other states, there is a strong core of people who are interested in starting or growing their small businesses. Small-business owners are passionate about their … more
DON SARACEN, president of Saracen Sales & Marketing of Bristol, was named the 2015 Alan Weiss Award of Excellence recipient. The award is given annually to a past president of the National Speakers Association of New England who has demonstrated a … more
Karen Springer, owner of Johnston-based Spring Forward Resumes, was recently named a winner of the Thumbtack Best of 2015 Award for excellent customer reviews. Prior to starting her company, Springer worked for 13 years at major banks and at a local … more
1 What is the mission of the organization? Rhode Island Jobs With Justice is a coalition of labor, faith and community organizations. Our mission is to improve the conditions of Rhode Island's working families. It is our firm belief that … more
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