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Andrea Smith
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Andrea Smith

Andrea Smith founded Help the Homeless RI in 2015, and it became a 501(c)3 in 2016. Smith runs the all-volunteer ...

Betsy Jones
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Betsy Jones

“Betsy is wonderful,” says The Avenue Concept’s sculpture program manager Brian Dowling. “She is the general manager at The Avenue ...

Kristen Adamo
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Kristen Adamo

Kristen Adamo was named the new president of the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau (PWCVB) in April, but she’s ...

Cheylsea Federle
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Cheylsea Federle

Cheylsea Federle loves smashing sexual shame. She’s excited about challenging sexual misinformation — and wants you to be, too. As ...

Camilo Vivieros
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Camilo Vivieros

The George Wiley Center was founded in 1981 by anti-poverty activist Henry Shelton. It opened as a grassroots organization with ...

Charlie Fishbein, Coffee Exchange Proprietor
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Charlie Fishbein, Coffee Exchange Proprietor

Jonny Skye runs the Skye Gallery on Broadway in PVD. She came to RI in ‘87 from Oregon at the ...

Steve Ahlquist
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Steve Ahlquist

By his own admission, Steve Ahlquist, the former owner of Atomic Comics & Video, has “always been a writer.” He ...

Chrissy Stewart, PVD Live
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Chrissy Stewart, PVD Live

Chrissy Stewart has her finger on the pulse of the PVD art scene. She is a booking agent that is ...

Peter Mello
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Peter Mello

Ken Panciera met Peter Mello when he began volunteering for WaterFire in 2015. Mello is the managing director and WaterFire’s ...

Stepping Up: Stepparents are heroes, too
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Stepping Up: Stepparents are heroes, too

I’m a stepparent. It’s still a freaky to hear that, and I’ve been with my now-husband and his daughter since ...