News

The links below are for the stories that chronicle DEDI in the news. The stories recount how the Division is helping members of the Rhode Island community by providing them with resources, support services and programs.

DEDI helps Lincoln High School become first school in the state to own and operate a food truck

LHS partners with state on minority-owned business incubator

McKee-Matos Administration Pilots Cross-Government Collaboration to Empower High School Students and Local Minority-Owned Businesses

Governor McKee, Rhode Island Department of Education Announce $20 Million in Funding for Facilities Equity (ri.gov)

Tomas Avila - 21 Who Made a Difference in 2021

RILN Opinion+: Tomás Ávila

State diversity office partners with Lincoln students, businesses
Published on Thursday April 21, 2022

East Providence contractor charged with stealing over $93,000 in employee wages stemming from school construction work
Published on Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Attorney General Neronha and state labor leaders seek to strengthen penalties for wage theft and worker misclassification
Published on Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Governor McKee, Rhode Island Department of Education Announce $20 Million in Funding for Facilities Equity
Published on January 12, 2022

Governor McKee, Rhode Island Department of Education Announce $20 Million in Funding for Facilities Equity
Published on October 14, 2021

Five Questions With: Tomás Ávila
Published on October 28, 2022

Governor McKee names Tomas Avila to RI Diversity Position
Published on August 3, 2021