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Social Welfare
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In advance of Tuesday’s presidential primary in Rhode Island, the U.S. Census Bureau released statistics about Ocean State voters, showing that the majority – 79 percent – are white, and that 45.3 percent are between the ages of 18 and 44. more
Overall tobacco use by middle and high school students has not changed since 2011, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products in a recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. more
Never before has housing been such an important issue to Rhode Islanders. more
Rhode Island Public Radio and WPRI-TV CBS 12 received regional 2016 Edward R. Murrow Awards, announced recently by the Radio Television Digital News Association. more
The Rhode Island Foundation awarded $295,378 in funding to eight local organizations through its RIGHA Foundation Fund on Friday. more
Karen Feldman is the executive director of Young Voices, which she founded in 2006. She brings over 25 years of experience in the youth leadership field, including program implementation, organizational management and fundraising. Feldman holds a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College and a master’s degree in public administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. more
The Smith Hill Community Development Corporation and half full LLC announced this week that they will share office space at 400 Smith St. more
(Updated 2:18 p.m.) Providence recently opted to not enforce a longstanding ordinance which relates to “aggressive solicitation,” which advocates for the poor and homeless had argued resulted in harassment. But where does that … 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
Over 2,000 books are on their way to local children after the conclusion of Bank Rhode Island’s monthlong book drive in support of Pawtucket-based nonprofit Books Are Wings. more
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