American Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Institute
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.
BankNewport is a progressive community bank that’s been helping Rhode Islanders to achieve their financial goals for nearly 200 years. Founded in 1819, we are one of the oldest mutual savings banks not only in Rhode Island, but in the entire United States.
Currently holding $1.6 Billion in assets, BankNewport is an FDIC-insured savings bank and a subsidiary of the Mutual Holding Company, OceanPoint Financial Partners, MHC.
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.
Comprehensive Community Action Program
Comprehensive Community Action Program is a private, nonprofit community action agency formed under the 1964 Economic Opportunity Act.
CCAP is one of Rhode Island's largest organizations dedicated solely to fighting the war on poverty. Our professional staff provides a wide spectrum of services designed to help those in immediate need and empower anyone desiring to become more self-sufficient.
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.
Foster Forward (formerly the Rhode Island Foster Parents Association) got its start at the kitchen table of a local foster parent, where other foster parents gathered to share ideas and resources to better support the children in their care. Now, more than 20 years later, we have grown from a small network of foster parents to a leading social services organization of more than 20 highly trained professionals who advocate for foster children and families and who collaborate with other local and national agencies, including the Department of Children, Youth and Families and the Children’s Bureau, to improve the child welfare system.
Although much has changed over the past two decades, one thing remains the same: Foster Forward has — and always will be — committed to practices that promote permanency and well-being for all young people in foster care, and that provide foster parents with the support and resources they need to be successful.
Genesis Center is a multi-service organization offering a full range of services to immigrants, refugees and low-income families. The mission of the Center is “to provide the highest quality education, job training and support services to people of diverse cultures so that they may achieve economic independence and participate fully in society.”
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
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
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
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.
The mission of the Nonviolence Institute is to teach, by word and example, the principles and practices of nonviolence, and to foster a community that addresses potentially violent situations with nonviolent solutions.
We work every day to build a Beloved Healthy Community reflective of the actions and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
We serve as a leader in the nonviolence movement, serving as a model for other organizations across the country and training people from all walks of life in the principles and practices of nonviolence.
We envision the Institute becoming an international center of excellence for the nonviolence movement.
Real Jobs RI
Real Jobs RI is a demand-driven, workforce and economic development initiative that is collaborative, flexible and business-led.
It is designed to ensure that Rhode Island employers have the talent they need to compete and grow while providing targeted education and skills training for Rhode Island workers.
The goal of Real Jobs RI is to develop Real Jobs Partnerships that convene industry employers, key stakeholders and groups in partnerships that build alliances to address business workforce demands.
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
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
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
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.
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
Workforce Solutions of Providence/Cranston is an employment and training resource providing responsive, market-based solutions for employers and potential workers.
We are one of two local Workforce Development Boards in Rhode Island charged with partnering with local industries to increase labor and training initiatives within the state. We collaborate with business, labor, education leaders and community-based organizations to establish a dynamic, outcome driven, visible resource providing measurable and comprehensive market-driven employment and training services.