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Social Welfare
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A two-year research project that will document the history of African-Americans in the College Hill District launches May 14. more
The 2015 Metcalf Diversity in the Media Awards will be held May 12 at the Hotel Providence on Mathewson Street, according to Rhode Island for Community & Justice. more
Karen A. Santilli has been named president and CEO of Crossroads Rhode Island, the state’s largest provider of services to the homeless. more
The city of Pawtucket will receive more than $1 million in funding for 64 AmeriCorps members for the next two years to help improve graduation rates, according to the federal agency that made the award. more
The 11th annual Hasbro Children’s Hospital Radiothon raised $400,000 to support patient care, life-saving programs and research for the hospital. more
Serve Rhode Island and the Pawtucket School District have won a $219,680 federal grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency for service and volunteering that administers AmeriCorps, to boost graduation rates and help Pawtucket students connect with opportunities after graduation. more
NEWPORT - Jane C. Ebbs, a native of Newport who died in December, has left $1 million in bequests collectively to the Redwood Library and Athenaeum in Newport and the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown. more
(Updated 10 a.m.)Rhode Island’s child population is decreasing, as well as its student enrollment, and while the state has the highest rate of children with at least one unemployed parent, it ranks best in the country for fully immunized children. more
The Pawtucket Foundation will hold its 12th annual awards celebration Tuesday, recognizing three individuals who have made significant contributions to Pawtucket. more
April 30 is the deadline for nonprofit organizations to apply for $2 million in grants from the Rhode Island Foundation through its Fund for a Healthy Rhode Island. more
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