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Shannon Carroll is president and CEO of the Providence-based Genesis Center, a post she has held for a little more than a year after serving as vice president of programs and then senior vice president of operations. The nonprofit provides education, job training and support services to immigrants, refugees and low-income families to help them achieve economic independence. Here, Carroll discusses how the nonprofit fulfills its mission. more
A block party organized by real estate agent Mark DeCosta of RE/MAX Central has raised $25,000 for Hasbro Children’s Hospital, where his daughter has received treatment. more
Charles R. Clifford has been selected as the new CEO of the YMCA of Pawtucket Inc. more
When the Clinica Esperanza/Hope Clinic was established eight years ago in the basement of a church, it was with the vision that a group of dedicated volunteers could help Rhode Island residents facing economic hardships receive crucial, preventative … more
With its roots as Consumer Value Stores – first planted in working-class New England – what has become the towering tree that is CVS Health Corp. is now a major player in the U.S. health sector. The scale of the company, and its … more
United Way of Rhode Island has invested $524,600 in 14 local summer programs in preparation for the return of the Hasbro Summer Learning Initiative, a collaboration with Hasbro Inc. more
Alex and Ani LLC has partnered with UNICEF to raise $2 million by February 2018 through the sale of Deep Sea Wonders, a limited-edition collection produced by the Cranston-based jewelry company. more
Rhode Island’s composite score of 84 percent – addressing several dental care factors for residents 65 and older – ranks as “good,” according to the Oral Health America report “A State of Decay: Are Older Americans Coming of Age Without Oral Healthcare?” The nonprofit organization ranked Rhode Island as fifth best in the country, bested by Minnesota, North Dakota, Connecticut and Wisconsin. more
After the R.I. Department of Health approved Care New England’s request to close Memorial Hospital’s Birthing Center, effective Aug. 1, the Coalition to Save Memorial Birthing Center pivoted to reorganize as the Coalition to Improve Rhode Island Maternity Care. Kaeli Sutton, currently spearheading the new coalition, said it seeks to include a diverse group of perinatal professionals, including midwives, nurses, doctors, mental health workers, doulas and childbirth educators, as well as community advocates and childbearing families. more
The Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless and Social Finance will receive nearly $1.3 million in new federal funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Pay for Success Permanent Supportive Housing Demonstration Program. more
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