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Marty Sinnott, president and CEO of Child & Family, brings more than 35 years of human service and nonprofit administration experience to the agency. He was previously the CEO of Amigos de las Americas, an international nonprofit with projects in 10 Latin American countries. He has created innovative programs, built organizational capacity and influenced public policy. Now a Newport resident, he graduated from the College of the University of Chicago with a degree in religion and humanities and later added a master’s degree in social science from the same institution. more
The Izzy Foundation, begun by the Wohlrab family after their daughter Izzy was diagnosed with Stage 4 rhabdomyosarcoma with a mission to support families of children with cancer, will celebrate its fifth annual gala at Providence’s Biltmore Hotel on Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. more
The Rhode Island Parent Information Network Inc. will celebrate a quarter-century serving Rhode Island families with an anniversary gala on Oct. 14 at the Providence Marriott at 6 p.m. more
The sixth annual Big Toast fundraiser to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State will take place Oct. 6 at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet. David Dadekian, owner and founder of Eat Drink Rhode Island, will return as honorary chairperson. more
Disadvantaged neighborhoods, crime-ridden streets, a racial divide splitting a city into two and high unemployment rates among racial minorities: They are all problems Rhode Island communities say they are ready to tackle, with the help of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's Working Cities Challenge. more
1 What experience has most prepared you for the role of executive director? As executive director of resources for community development in the east San Francisco Bay area, I worked for a nonprofit organization with a passion for the people … more
The Working Cities Challenge is a Federal Reserve Bank of Boston program designed to create an economic resurgence in communities after "years of population and economic decline." To that end, the Boston Fed is having seven of the state's urban-core … more
Kennedy Plaza often has a lot going on there, which is one of its strengths, and one of its greatest challenges. "There's always been this struggle. There's a lot that goes on in here. From a pedestrian standpoint, from a vehicular … 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
Here are the problems and proposals coming from the competing communities, which include Central Falls, Cranston, East Providence, Newport, Pawtucket, Providence and Westerly. more
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