Impacts & Insights

Education
01 Dec 2022

Reach Out and Read RI Provides Culturally and Developmentally Relevant Books

Walk into most pediatricians’ offices in Rhode Island and you are likely to see a waiting ...

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Skills Training
01 Dec 2022

New Bridges for Haitian Success Creates Pathways

For many immigrants, including the more than 150 new Haitian refugees that recently arrived in Rhode ...

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Education
01 Dec 2022

First Generation College Students Find Their Path Through College Visions

Yuselly Mendoza’s parents emigrated to Rhode Island from Guatemala with hopes of giving their children a ...

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Videos
22 Sep 2022

Farm Fresh: Planting Seeds For Life

Mentoring, job training and self-esteem. These are just a few of the skills that trainees will ...

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Videos
22 Sep 2022

Hope & Main: Redefining Rhode Island’s Food System

Hope & Main is Rhode Island’s food business incubator. By providing advice, structure and the physical ...

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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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Videos
19 Jul 2022

Building Futures

For too long the power to earn family-sustaining wages in a meaningful and rewarding career has ...

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Share your Story of Life

We all have a story. Your story and that of your community should be told by you, because it’s lived by you.