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Building Futures is a state-recognized industry partnership that helps Rhode Island residents prepare for a rewarding career in the building trades.
Building Futures increases the use of the registered apprenticeship system through policy-based work and leverages that system through programmatic work to increase economic opportunities for urban residents.
Ready to Learn works to transform early education in urban Rhode Island, driven by a vision that all children will enter school healthy & ready to learn.
Ready to Learn Providence is working with state leaders to create more accessible and better aligned systems to promote a welleducated early child care and education workforce.
The Health Initiative provides technical support services to state government and other stakeholders on issues related to health policy, health insurance, and improved access to health care.
The Health Initiative has worked to promote enrollment in HealthSource RI and established The Health Insurance Small Employer Taskforce as a forum for small employers to have a greater impact on the setting of insurance rates.
YouthBuild is a hands-on education program that helps young adults gain the academic and life skills needed to succeed in postsecondary education programs and careers.
YouthBuild Providence is promoting dropout prevention and recovery strategies that not only increase the graduation rate but also offer more pathways to postsecondary education.