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Sep02

Q+A con Laurilim Rosado Martinez y Olga Mendoza de Mujeres Positivas

A principios de este mes, nos conectamos virtualmente con las fundadoras de Mujeres Positivas, Laurilim Rosado Martinez y Olga Mendoza, ubicado en Central Falls. Trabajan con la ciudad de Central Falls y los socios locales de atención médica para desarrollar recursos de atención médica preventiva disponibles para pacientes con cáncer y sobrevivientes. Desde COVID-19, han[…..]

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Aug25

SEG Announces Its First Accelerator Program in Spanish, Invites Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses to Apply – Applications Are Due September 28, 2020

Providence, R.I. (August 25, 2020) – Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) is now accepting applications for its first Accelerator program offered entirely in Spanish. Motivated and coachable social entrepreneurs and small business owners from Rhode Island and throughout New England are encouraged to apply. Applications are due by September 28, and the program begins on October[…..]

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Aug10

WatchRX: Keeping Track of Medication

As is true for many social entrepreneurs, Jayanthi Narasimhan’s idea for WatchRx started with a problem close to home. While she was working for a number of different technology companies in the Boston area, her mother fell ill back home in India. Jayanthi tried to care for her at a distance, calling her daily to[…..]

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Aug10

Beachwood Center for Wellbeing: Horses and Hope

Sometimes, the solutions to our deepest problems come from unlikely places. At least that’s what Lynne Bryan Phipps, founder of Beachwood Center for Wellbeing, would tell you. Her vocational journey, as both a RISD-trained designer and an ordained minister, has come together with an overarching desire to help people find healing and hope in the[…..]

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Jul31

15 New Social Ventures Graduate from SEG’s COVID-19 Response Incubator

Providence, R.I. (July 30, 2020) – Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) announced today that 15 new social ventures have graduated from its COVID-19 Response Incubator program. The seven-week virtual program, which started in June, focused on addressing social and public health challenges that have emerged as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Participants identified a specific problem[…..]

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Jul20

Kindred Community Acupuncture: Welcome and Healing for All

Kindred Community Acupuncture, located in Pawtucket, is a place of welcome, healing, and peace. It aims to make the natural medicine of acupuncture a powerfully effective primary component in the lives of working-class individuals and their local communities by demystifying treatments, dramatically lowering their cost, and cultivating a common sanctuary of quiet and connection. “Kindred[…..]

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Jul20

Food on the Move: Mobile Markets Deliver Freshness

Food on the Move is a year-round mobile market that sells fresh fruits and vegetables to neighborhoods throughout Rhode Island, lowering the cost of healthy food through a SNAP incentive program. It was founded in 2017 as an initiative of the Rhode Island Public Health Institute (RIPHI), whose mission is to promote community health and[…..]

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Jul16

SEG Seeks Social Entrepreneurs for Its Fall 2020 Impact Accelerator Program – Applications Are Due August 1, 2020

Providence, R.I. (July 16, 2020) – Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) is now accepting applications for its Fall 2020 Impact Accelerator program. Motivated and coachable social entrepreneurs who are in the process of building a “do well, do good” business with a focus on social impact are encouraged to apply. Applications are due by August 1,[…..]

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Jun29

SEG and HarborOne Bank Launch New Video Series Called “Stories of Hope”

Providence, R.I. (June 29, 2020) – Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) and HarborOne Bank announce that they are partnering in the debut of a new video series called “Stories of Hope: Resiliency in Communities of Color.” The series interviews minority entrepreneurs in Rhode Island and Massachusetts who are being resourceful and creative and are thriving amidst[…..]

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Jun22

SEG’s New COVID-19 Response Incubator Launches in June 2020 with Cohort of 14 Social Ventures

SEG is thrilled to welcome 15 social ventures to our COVID-19 Response Incubator! Our cohort of entrepreneurs will meet for 7 weeks to develop ideas for addressing the various social/public health challenges that have emerged as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. As the challenges of 2020 continue and deepen, we need more innovative ideas[…..]

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