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Social Welfare
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After beginning my career at the International Longevity Center, an aging research, education and advocacy think tank in New York, I knew that I had to get direct-care experience in order to better advocate for seniors and their caregivers in … more
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
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
Rhode Island Foundation President Neil D. Steinberg said he was “overwhelmed” when he learned the foundation received a $28 million donation – the largest, single unrestricted gift in its 100-year history. 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
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
The Pawtucket Foundation has unveiled its four 2017 awards celebration honorees, who will be recognized at an event on April 26 at the Pawtucket Armory Arts Center. more
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