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Social Welfare
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Children’s toy company Hasbro Inc. was named the No. 1 community-minded company in the consumer discretionary industry in the Civic 50 report released Tuesday by Points of Light. more
The School Board on Monday night passed a districtwide policy to support transgender and gender-expansive students. more
Despite being home to the nation’s oldest Fourth of July celebration in Bristol, Rhode Island, for the second year in a row, is considered one of the least patriotic states. more
United Way of Rhode Island awarded the Local Initiatives Support Corp. a $150,000 grant in support of the organization’s Rhode Island Child Care and Early Learning Facilities Fund and its development of safe, high-quality learning environments for children. more
When it comes to income inequality, Rhode Island ranks 28th among the 50 states, according to a report from the Economic Policy Institute, which said income inequality has risen in every state since the 1970s. more
Rhode Island ranked 27th in the nation for overall children’s well-being, and last among New England states, according to the 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book, published Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. more
Rhode Island is the 11th-worst state to retire rich, according to the latest study by GOBankingRates.com. more
Serve Rhode Island and five local service-oriented organizations will share $2.2 million in federal AmeriCorps funding, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Friday. more
Jean M. Johnson left her position as the longtime executive director of the House of Hope Community Development Corp. more
Two Rhode Island health centers will share $771,607 in funding to expand oral health services and increase the number of patients served, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell said in a news release Thursday. more
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