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Social Welfare
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(Updated 12:26 p.m.) A day after a debate between homeless advocates and business leaders about panhandlers downtown, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced a plan to launch a day center to connect individuals to community resources as well as a new way to donate to the homeless. more
What if the National Rifle Association is right that the no-fly list shouldn’t be used for denying people guns, as President Barack Obama has urged and Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has said … more
The imPOSSIBLE Dream playground is the 16th most popular playground in the country, and the No. 1 playground in New England. more
Problem: With one of the highest violent crime rates in the state, according to FBI statistics, the Central Falls Working Cities team has identified Sylvian Street as the epicenter of such problems. Absentee landlords, migratory tenants and a … more
(Updated 1:30 p.m.) For the fifth year in a row, toymaker Hasbro Inc. has been named one of the world’s most ethical companies. more
The fifth annual National GRACE Foundation Beach Party sponsored by Beltone New England and Beltone Carolina/Virginia will take place Saturday, July 16, from 6-10 p.m. at the Narragansett Beach North Beach Clubhouse as a fundraiser to help children with cancer go to college. more
As it marks its centennial year, the Rhode Island Foundation reported Friday it awarded a record $41.5 million in grants last year to more than 1,600 nonprofits across the state. more
(Updated 3:14 p.m.) Rhode Island’s median family income rose to $70,108 last year from $61,605 in 2014, but the number of children living in poverty still remains high at 40,566, or 19.4 percent, Rhode Island KIDS COUNT said this week. more
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, NONPROFIT With an art history degree freshly in hand, Amanda McMullen left Syracuse University some years ago looking for work in a museum. That search, which led her to Boston and an administrative … more
It was an ambitious goal, but thanks to both corporate and personal contributions, the Station Fire Memorial Park Campaign has raised $2 million and is now planning a spring ceremony to unveil the Memorial Park dedicated to the 100 people who lost their lives on Feb. 20, 2003 in the Station nightclub fire in West Warwick. more
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