From Rhode Island Monthly

Family Time

The Women’s Fund of Rhode Island was instrumental in pushing forward Rhode Island’s paid family leave policy, enacted in January. The policy offers job-protected time off for new parents as well as foster parents and people caring for ill family members.

A Clean Release

A popup recovery community center inside the women’s ACI teaches inmates how to stay sober on the outside.

Community Health

Students from Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School launched the state’s first clinic for asylum seekers.

Debbie Sterling

The Lincoln native inspires girls with GoldieBlox, a construction toy she created just for them.

Hot Potato

Mr. Potato Head is no couch potato. He’s been one busy tater since he was born on May 1, 1952.

At Home: Show Time

Thanks to the foresight of an astute owner and a talented garden designer, the landscape at Hillside — another of Newport’s historic gems — grows better with each passing year.

Run Like the Wind

Two innovative nonprofits support young athletes as they mentor Woonsocket kids and train for their dreams.

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