Impacts & Insights

Education
31 Aug 2022

2022 POC Law School Scholarship

Women. Immigrants. First generation college students. Yelitza Montesino and Dania Polanco, both summa cum laude graduates ...

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Community
17 Aug 2022

Foster Forward Empowers Those Left Behind to Foster Futures

Taylor peered into the audience, searching for her for family members. It was a big moment ...

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Community
27 Jul 2022

Mariam Kaba Wins Transform RI Scholarship

Mariam Kaba, the 15-year-old daughter of West African immigrants, who is a sophomore in the Career ...

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Education
19 Jul 2022

Brown Urban Education Fellowship

When Daaé Ransom was in kindergarten, the magnet school she attended in Massachusetts was filled with ...

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Community
19 Jul 2022

Amos House

It is mid-morning on a weekday in June and Amos House is bustling. Inside the Pine ...

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Community
11 Apr 2022

Button Hole

Since Button Hole opened more than two decades ago, its mission has been clear: to make ...

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Community
11 Apr 2022

Sojourner House

When *Abi, a single mother of two, arrived in Rhode Island from Nigeria on a work ...

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Community
11 Apr 2022

Higher Ground

Although Henrietta White-Holder has lived in Rhode Island for 40 years, the Liberian immigrant has never ...

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Education
26 Jan 2022

CLRI

Britney Fernandez was just four years-old when she witnessed grandfather’s arrest. “He was thrown to the ...

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