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Social Welfare
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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
Rhode Island is one of the top states where people are likely to live paycheck to paycheck, according to GOBankingRates.com. more
Rhode Island for Community Justice will hold its annual fundraiser on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Providence Biltmore. more
(Updated 4:30 p.m.) Providence received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s fourth annual report assessing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality in 408 cities across the country. more
The School Board on Monday night passed a districtwide policy to support transgender and gender-expansive students. more
The state’s $11 million Community Service Grant program will be replaced with two methods of funding community-based organizations, including itemized budget appropriations and competitive programs administered by state agencies more
The Rhode Island Foundation is offering a workshop on advocacy and lobbying for nonprofits on March 24. more
Jean M. Johnson left her position as the longtime executive director of the House of Hope Community Development Corp. more
The Genesis Center has received a $412,575 grant for the new Bridges to Career Opportunities program from the Local Initiatives Support Corp., part of $11.3 million grant that LISC received nationally from the Social Innovation Fund. more
Every state in the nation has a wage gap between what women and men are paid. Rhode Island ranks 15th best for its 18-cent wage gap, according to an analysis released this week from the National Partnership for Women & Families. more
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