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Social Welfare
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Singer Jeffrey Osborne, a Rhode Island native, donated funding to local nonprofit organizations on Wednesday from his annual Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic. more
A School Counseling and Support Services Partnership program was launched Thursday at an event at the George J. West Elementary School. more
Twenty-three percent of Rhode Island’s population of 1 million lives in distressed zip codes, according to an interactive report released Thursday by the Economic Innovation Group, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit. more
United Way of Rhode Island will host its “Housing For All Summit” on March 14 to identify ways to reduce housing costs in the state. 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
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
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
Of the more than 203,000 calls for help to United Way 2-1-1 in Rhode Island in 2015, the United Way of Rhode Island reported 117,334 requests for food assistance – more than any previous year and a 350 percent increase over just five years ago. more
The University of Rhode Island is now offering the Peace Corps Prep Program to its undergraduate students, making it the first college or university in the state to do so. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth had the greatest diversity in its faculty in the region in 2013, according to federal data compiled by the Chronicle of Higher Education. more
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