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Social Welfare
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In late November, Laura Jaworski was appointed the second-ever executive director of the House of Hope Community Development Corp., a Warwick-based nonprofit affordable-housing developer and homeless-services provider. more
Today’s discussion involves a visit to the here-we-go-again files. The website Cafe Hayek, in a post titled “Most Ordinary Americans in 2016 Are Richer Than Was John D. Rockefeller in 1916,” asks a seemingly simple question: What is the minimum amount of money that you would demand in exchange for going back to live as John D. Rockefeller did in 1916? more
Zachary Librizzi, 17, of Warwick, and Sarah Coutu, 12, of Pawtucket, have been named Rhode Island’s top youth volunteers of 2016 by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. more
Another list, another poor showing for Providence. Apartment List, an online rental marketplace, gave Providence a grade of D on its list of the “Best Cities for Young Families.” more
Why did you select your profession? I knew I wanted to work in providing a safe space for children who didn't have the support to help them through life's challenges. Breaking the chains of abuse, oppression and injustice is part of my job and in my … more
Why did you select your profession? Watching children make progress and seeing the look on their parents' faces when their child achieved something was the most rewarding a job could ever be for me. What's the best career advice you've … more
Rebecca Book, 2016 immediate past president of the YMCA of Pawtucket board of directors, received the 2015 Spirit Award at the YMCA of Pawtucket's 126th annual meeting. Book was presented with the award in recognition of her dedication and … more
Local children from local neighborhoods are portrayed in a new, multifaceted advertising campaign centered around the Boys & Girls Clubs in Rhode Island. more
The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, which aims to fight opioid addiction and promote opioid prevention and treatment programs comprehensively on several fronts, will soon become federal law. more
Rhode Island College Foundation’s 2017 Building an Age-Friendly Rhode Island campaign was boosted by a $121,000 Tufts Health Plan Foundation grant, according to a Thursday statement by the school. more
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