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Social Welfare
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One big piece of news in the past couple of weeks has been the release of a new paper by recent economics Nobel winner Angus Deaton and his co-author Anne Case. more
Outreach efforts by U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha and Department of Corrections director A.T. Wall have led to “Road Map to Reentry: Community Workforce Development,” a summit geared toward educating Rhode Island business owners, employers and hiring managers about the financial incentives and benefits of hiring ex-offenders. more
In 100 years, the Rhode Island Foundation has gone from a white shoe- and parasol-set, passive grant-maker to an active participant in the public dialog about the state's civic and economic health. That change has made the foundation the most … more
“The [2016 Rhode Island Kids Count] Factbook is one of the most important tools we have, said U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed, at the KIDS COUNT April 11 breakfast at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick. more
Being poor in the U.S. can be expensive. Judging from the latest inflation data, it’s becoming more so. more
It seems obvious that where you live says a lot about you. But maybe what it really says is that who you are and what you have done with your life are the most powerful determinants for where you do make your home. The … more
As part of the first stage of its three-year, $12 million grant initiative, United Way of Rhode Island has awarded $3.1 million in grant funding to 31 organizations to fund 41 programs throughout the state. more
Johnnie C. Chace joined the nonprofit Family Service of Rhode Island as its full-time director of philanthropy in September. Here she describes her new role and goals for the statewide human services and educational nonprofit. more
Founder and director of the Providence’s nonprofit Urban Collaborative Accelerated Program discusses how UCAP fulfills its mission. more
The R.I. Division of Elderly Affairs, the Senior Agenda Coalition and Serve Rhode Island have launched a research and organizing effort to develop new strategies to increase volunteerism among the state’s older residents. more
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