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Social Welfare
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Providence has the fifth-highest energy burden for low-income households among 48 major U.S. metropolitan areas, according to a report released this week by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy and the Energy Efficiency for All coalition. more
1 What is the mission of the institute and how has that changed since its founding? Seamen's 1920 mission was to provide "recreation, comfort and instruction" to those connected to the sea. Our constituency has changed over time with the … more
As Sojourner House marks its 40th anniversary, the domestic-violence-awareness nonprofit looks ahead to new funding opportunities and extending outreach into more marginalized communities. Executive Director Vanessa Volz attributes the … more
Dr. Angela Dills, associate professor of economics at Providence College, recently co-authored a report that found ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft lower the rate of fatal accidents, DUI arrests, disorderly conduct and assaults. … more
When Melanie Bertoldi was young she was a “brownie” in the Girl Scouts organization, an experience that she says opened her eyes to the needs of people around her and gave her hands-on experience addressing those needs. Now an assistant account executive with Newberry Public Relations & Marketing, Bertoldi has continued addressing the needs of her community, so much so that she was named an “Outstanding Volunteer” by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Serve Rhode Island for her work with the Neighborhood Alliance of Pawtucket. more
Sherilyn Brown is education director at the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, which, with the R.I. Department of Health, recently partnered to create the Arts & Health Advisory Group, which grew out of Rhode Island artists’ experiences working in the fields of health and healing. more
Lara D’Antuono joined Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick in 1994 as the organization’s child care director. She advanced to the position of development director before being named executive director in 2000. more
A recent report from AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that millennials are the worst-behaved drivers in the U.S., with 88 percent of young millennials engaging in risky behavior behind the wheel in the past 30 days. more
John M. Murphy, founder and chairman of Home Loan Investment Bank, started his career in the 1960s and is now retiring. more
The Conway Christmas Lights Extravaganza is the best Christmas light display in Rhode Island, according to Travel + Leisure, which identified the best Christmas lights in every state. more
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