State Government Press Releases

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10/31/2008
Debra Gilbert of East Providence, a Correctional Officer in the Dorothea Dix Women’s Minimum Security Facility of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections, became the first Correctional Officer to be presented with a Heroes in the Fight award by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (Rhode...
10/28/2008
Joseph Lopes of Warwick, R.I., a Correctional Officers with the Rhode Island Department of Corrections’ men’s Minimum Security Facility, recently received the Northeast Regional Staff Award from the Northeast Regional Correctional Industries Association. Officer Lopes joined the Department in...
10/28/2008
The Rhode Island Family Life Center, the Rhode Island Department of Corrections, and the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training will co-sponsor an employer development event titled Alternative Workforce Opportunities at the Biltmore Hotel on Thursday, November 13th, from 5pm – 8:30pm. The...
10/22/2008
The Rhode Island Department of Corrections has been chosen by the Writers’ Circle’s as one of its destinations for readings and workshops to be offered throughout the state as part of its Power to the Poets project. Rhode Island Poet Laureate Lisa Starr will be joined by poets Chris Stewart (an ex...
10/22/2008
The Rhode Island Department of Corrections is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Brown University, The Brown Education Link Lecture Series, which began in mid-October. Created by Brown senior Jonathan Coleman, a Literary Arts major from Santa Cruz, California, the program brings a...
10/21/2008
Late last spring, after the state’s fiscal crisis resulted in the elimination of the full-time position of Coordinator of the Women’s Mentoring Program for the Rhode Island Department of Corrections, conversations began between the RIDOC and its community partners about how best to keep the reentry-
10/20/2008
The Rhode Island Department of Corrections will hold its 15th annual Volunteer Appreciation and Recognition Ceremony on Tuesday, October 21, beginning at 4 p.m. in the 2nd floor Conference Room of the main administration building, located at 40 Howard Ave., Cranston. During the ceremony, the 11th...
10/20/2008
A.T. Wall, II, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections, has announced the promotion of Arthur Fillo of Coventry, R.I., to Associate Director, Facilities and Maintenance. In this role, Fillo will plan, organize, and direct the maintenance and repair of all buildings owned by the...
10/15/2008
CommunityWorks Rhode Island and the Providence Police Department will be honored Monday by MetLife Foundation. The partnership is being honored for their significant accomplishments in reducing crime and improving quality of life in the North Elmwood neighborhood of Providence. U.S. Senator...
10/10/2008
Paula Favino of Warwick, R.I., a Correctional Officer at the Rhode Island Department of Corrections’ Gloria McDonald Women’s Awaiting Trial and Medium Security Facility is grateful to the RIDOC’s Training Academy for providing her with the skills she recently employed to save her son’s life. Paula...