Community Partnership Chat: We Share Hope

Join Verizon’s Adriana Dawson as she sits down with Johanna Corcoran, Executive Director of We Share Hope, a Rhode Island based food rescue mission. We Share Hope is on a mission to provide food and other necessities for individuals who need it most in local communities. To learn how Johanna and her team offer personalized solutions of what “hope” means to different people–watch the video!


Community Partnership Chat: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island

In this episode of our Community Partnership Chat, Verizon’s Adriana Dawson sits down with Katje Afonseca, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island to discuss how she is cultivating one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of Rhode Island’s youth. Check out the full conversation for more info!

Rhode Island Inno: This Rhode Island collective combines child care, workspace and gym

The pandemic was a seismic shift for everyone, but for many parents now having to juggle childcare, schooling and work from home it was an overload. As many parents found out, it’s nearly impossible to work a normal schedule while trying to feed, entertain and protect kid throughout the day. Meetings get interrupted, and meltdowns happen.

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Rhode Island Inno: Rhode Island Inno Approved: Here are the May events you need to know about

We at Rhode Island Inno have established a curated calendar of statewide goings-on we think readers will enjoy — all in one spot. They range from networking events to innovation showcases. Look for new events every month, and don’t hesitate to let us know if there’s more (or less) of a type of event you’d like to hear about.

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Providence Journal: Up to $1.9 million in tax credits approved for electric boat motor maker to stay in RI

Rhode Island officials believe they have stopped Connecticut from poaching an electric outboard motor startup that now plans to build a factory in Bristol. The company, Flux Marine, announced Wednesday that it landed $15.5 million in private funding from investors lead by Ocean Zero and including early the Winklevoss twins.

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