40 Days and Counting!

40 Days and Counting! The snow is melting and we can see the grass, sidewalks and roadways that hundreds of Rhode Islanders are using to get ready to walk and run with us on April 25th at Roger Williams Park. Our Annual 5K Walk & Run sponsored by Panera Bread

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#makeithappen: International Women’s Day 2015

#makeithappen: International Women’s Day 2015 Yesterday, countries throughout the world celebrated International Women’s Day to mark the economic, political, and social achievements of women.  It began in 1911 and now thousands of charities, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, women’s groups, corporations and the media celebrate March 8th.  It is an opportunity

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When “Their” Goals Are “Our” Goals

    I was very excited to attend a meeting with the Department of Health this past week as they are designing their priorities for Maternal and Child Health for the next 5 years.  It made me think of the possibilities of our work as an agency and the potential

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Family Visiting in Rhode Island

Last week the United States Department of Health and Human Services announced that the State of Rhode Island, through the Rhode Island Department of Health, was awarded over $10.2 million dollars to support evidence based home visiting services. These services, called Family Visiting in Rhode Island, are targeted to support

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