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Responding to Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Col. Dean Esserman of the Providence Police Dept, testifies that LISC is "one of the partnerships that matter. . .." Rhode Island LISC, along with LISC's Community Safety Initiative, implements police-community partnerships that has helped reduce crime in Providence's neighborhoods. For more information, visit: http://www.rilisc.org or http://www.lisc.org/csi
Despite being the 2nd most densely populated state in the country, Rhode Island is 56% forested. Forest products contribute an estimated $710 million annually to the Rhode Island economy and support over 3,300 jobs. Moreover 75% of Rhode Islanders get clean and safe drinking water from reservoirs protected by forests. The state’s forests also play a critical role in mitigating the effects of a changing climate by storing carbon, moderating air temperatures, and reducing air pollution. Despite these and other benefits, Rhode Island’s forestlands have largely been taken for granted. That is until the Rhode Island Woodland Partnership was formed several years ago. The Woodland Partnership is a collaboration of foresters, land owners, conservationists, and professionals who came together with ...
There are 900 kids on a waiting list throughout the state of Rhode Island who are waiting for a mentor to come into their lives.
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A video showing how the future jobs fund has helped change lives
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CCRI's Center for Workforce and Community Education designed the curriculum for Taco's Innovation & Development Center, which offers free courses to company employees and their families, not only in job-related skills but also in topics such as civics, English as a second language, personal finance and weight loss.