OpenDoors Secures Financing for Supportive Housing Project
January 12, 2010 - 3:20pm

With support from the Corporation for Supportive Housing, OpenDoors has purchased a building at 485 Plainfield Avenue in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Providence to be converted to subsidized “green” housing units. Upon completion, the building will provide housing for clients, as well as program and office space. The building will also feature commercial space, with the aim of gearing this space towards complimentary services or employment opportunities for clients.

Since Right to Vote in 2006, Over 6,000 Formerly Disenfranchised Rhode Islanders Have Registered to Vote.
January 6, 2010 - 3:42pm

R.I. Change on Voting Rights for Ex-Convicts Wins Praise
By John Hill, Projo

July 30: PROVIDENCE — On Election Night in 2006, Marc Maurer was interested in the results from Kansas because he had a sister-in-law running for office out there, but the returns he checked every 10 minutes were out of Rhode Island.

Legislative Update December 2009
January 6, 2010 - 3:34pm

December 1, 2009

OpenDoors Receives Grant for Expanded Financial Literacy Programming
January 6, 2010 - 3:02pm

Nov. 19: PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Financially struggling Rhode Islanders could get help soon from a $1.6 million grant from United Way of Rhode Island.
The money will help low- and moderate-income residents increase savings, earn more and build assets.

The money will go to nine agencies over the next three years, beginning in January.

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