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American Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Institute

www.ahlei.org

partner_ef_ahlei.gif Established in 1953, the Educational Institute, one of the finest nonprofit member benefits of the American Hotel & Lodging Association, is the premier source for delivering quality hospitality education, training and professional certification that serves the needs of hospitality schools and industries worldwide.

 


Connecting for Children & Families

www.ccfcenter.org

Connecting for Children & Families Established in 1995 with funding from the Rhode Island Foundation, Connecting for Children and Families (CCF) is a community-based, non-profit organization located in Woonsocket, one of Rhode Island’s core urban cities. Our mission, to improve the quality of family and community life in Woonsocket, is accomplished through strong community partnerships and advocacy.

 


Community College of Rhode Island

www.ccri.edu

Community College of Rhode Island From its modest beginning with 325 students in 1964, to its present enrollment of almost 18,000 students, Community College of Rhode Island has grown to meet the goals of its founders. For 45 years, the College's challenge has been to provide academic transfer programs, career oriented training and student support services of the highest caliber.

Community College of Rhode Island offers programs in academic and vocational-technical areas as well as a full complement of programs and services for full and part-time students, for recent high school graduates and for older, adult learners.


Department of Human Services

www.dhs.ri.gov

Department of Human Services We are an organization of opportunity, working hand-in-hand with other resources in Rhode Island to offer a full continuum of services for families, adults, children, elders, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

 


Dorcas Place

www.dorcasplace.org

Dorcas Place Our mission is to assist low-income adults in realizing their full potential through literacy, employment, advocacy and community involvement.

In carrying out this mission we embrace these values: advocacy, collaboration, community, family, empowerment, compassion, diversity, hospitality, life-long learning, respect and responsibility.


East Bay Community Action Program

www.ebcap.org

East Bay Community Action Program East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is a private, non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation that provides a wide array of health and human services to the residents of Rhode Island’s east bay including the municipalities of East Providence, Barrington, Warren, Bristol, Little Compton, Tiverton, Portsmouth, Middletown, Newport and Jamestown. As part of special contract obligations some of EBCAP’s programs serve residents outside of the east bay area.


Governor's Workforce Board

www.rihric.com

Governor's Workforce Board Established in 2005, the 17-member Governor’s Workforce Board has supported strategies to improve the existing skill base of the Rhode Island workforce and to anticipate the future needs of growing and emerging businesses. Since its inception, the Governor’s Workforce Board has made more than $63-million worth of strategic investments in Rhode Island that reward collaboration among the state’s employment, education and economic development entities.


Johnson & Wales University

www.jwu.edu

Johnson & Wales University Johnson & Wales University is a world-class university, where students have an opportunity to pursue a career education in business, hospitality, culinary arts, or technology. Scores of majors and degree programs are offered at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level. The mission of Johnson & Wales University is to empower its diverse student body to succeed in today's dynamic world by integrating general education, professional skills, and career-focused education. To this end, the University employs its faculty, services, curricula, and facilities to equip students with the conceptual and practical tools required to become contributing members of society and to achieve success in employment fields with high growth potential.


Junior Achievement of Rhode Island

www.jarhodeisland.org

Junior Achievement of Rhode Island Junior Achievement of Rhode Island serves to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs, and our legacy is for all youth to be given access to opportunity and success.


National Restaurant Association Education Foundation

www.nraef.org

National Restaurant Association Education Foundation Founded in 1987, the NRAEF is the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association. The NRAEF impacts the prosperity of the restaurant industry by developing a stronger workforce and building the next generation of industry leaders. The Foundation’s educational initiatives provide culinary, management, food safety and employability skills training to millions of Americans, building a pipeline of industry talent.


New Roots Providence

www.newrootsprovidence.org

New Roots Providence New Roots Providence helps Rhode Islanders in need and strengthens their communities by supporting the nonprofit organizations that serve them. Through high-quality training and technical assistance, and in-depth peer learning and leadership opportunities, we help the organizations that make a difference in Rhode Island.


Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

www.ride.ri.gov

Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education The mission of the Department of Education is to lead and support schools and communities in ensuring that all students achieve at the high levels needed to lead fulfilling and productive lives, to compete in academic and employment settings, and to contribute to society. To do this we will: Advocate for coherent public policy, Enhance local capacity to improve teaching and learning and Sustain an effective accountability system by building innovative partnerships which create positive change.


Rhode Island Department of Health

www.health.ri.gov

Rhode Island Department of Health The primary mission of the Rhode Island Department of Health is to prevent disease and to protect and promote the health and safety of the people of Rhode Island.

The Department of Health is a diverse and interactive state agency with broad-ranging public health responsibilities. As Rhode Island has no local health departments, we coordinate public health activities across the state. All programs and services are coordinated by our Divisions and Centers.


Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training

www.dlt.state.ri.us

Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training The RI Department of Labor and Training provides workforce development, workforce security and workforce protection to the state’s workers, employers and citizens. Through federal and state funding, it offers employment services, educational services and economic opportunity to both individuals and employers. DLT also protects the workforce by enforcing labor laws, prevailing wage rates and workplace health and safety standards. And, the department provides temporary income support to unemployed and temporarily disabled workers.


Rhode Island Foundation

www.rifoundation.org

Rhode Island FoundationThe Rhode Island Foundation was founded in 1916, is one of the oldest and largest community foundations in the country, and is the only community foundation serving the state of Rhode Island.

The Rhode Island Foundation is a proactive community and philanthropic leader dedicated to meeting the needs of the people of Rhode Island.


Workforce Partnership of Greater RI

www.griworkforce.com

Workforce Partnership of Greater RI The Workforce Partnership of Greater Rhode Island, Inc.(WPGRI) is one of two state Workforce Investment Boards charged with partnering with local industries to increase labor and training initiatives within the state. WPGRI will collaborate with business, labor, education leaders and community-based organizations to establish a dynamic, outcome driven, visible resource providing measurable and comprehensive market-driven based employment and training services.

These services will include the provision of information, technical assistance and life-long training opportunities to customers. Employers will have access to a well-trained and dependable workforce.


Workforce Solutions of Providence/Cranston

www.providenceri.com/wspc

Workforce Solutions of Providence/Cranston The Rhode Island Foundation was founded in 1916, is one of the oldest and largest community foundations in the country, and is the only community foundation serving the state of Rhode Island.

The Rhode Island Foundation is a proactive community and philanthropic leader dedicated to meeting the needs of the people of Rhode Island.