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Social Welfare
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The Ocean State Network for Children and Families recently earned accreditation from the Council on Accreditation. more
Rhode Island ranked 19th out of all states in a national study that measured the extent of child homelessness, well-being of children, risk for family homelessness and policy response. more
The Providence Earns Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index issued by the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization. more
More than 300 of the Ocean State’s business leaders joined the nine honorees at Providence Business News’ 14th annual Business Excellence Awards celebration on Wednesday, Nov.12 at the Providence Marriott. more
A report from the national Annie E. Casey Foundation said that job training is needed to lift families out of poverty, and that public, nonprofit and private sectors must work together to reduce poverty among the 10 million families with low incomes that have young children in the United States. more
Ira C. Magaziner will serve as keynote speaker for “Putting Health Care Reform in Context: A Civil Discussion” at Rhode Island College on Nov. 19. more
Operation Stand Down Rhode Island has opened its latest housing project, offering veterans a new three-building property featuring 10 apartments, including four family units, in Westerly. more
The number of children in Rhode Island who are obese is leveling off or declining, according to a new report by Rhode Island Kids Count, although an urgency to address the issue remains. more
Rhode Island’s homeless population has declined 14 percent since last year and 7.2 percent since 2010, according to U.S. Housing and Urban Development. more
Donor-recommended grants from Fidelity Charitable, an independent public charity, achieved record levels in the first nine months of 2014. more
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