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Giving Tuesday: We need your help to keep it going!

Dear Friend, Ana Jimenez came to Rhode Island from Guatemala when she was 12. Even though she and her husband, Freddy, both had full-time jobs, they often struggled to earn enough to afford their small, two-bedroom apartment. In 2020, the Jimenezes and their three children moved into one of our properties. After saving diligently and receiving financial coaching from ONE|NB’s Resident Services Coordinator for the last two years, the Jimenez family will be purchasing the home they’ve leased from us by the end of 2022. Their story, like so many others, is why we do what we do. The coming…
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November 29, 2022
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Video reminds us of how vulnerable we are locally to climate change

As leaders from around the world convene for the next climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland in November and the world focuses on global changes, it’s easy to forget how climate changes and extremes can affect people locally. In 2019, ONE|NB, the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council, and Steer Media teamed up to create a video to highlight the flooding that occurred here in 2010. WATCH THE VIDEO HERE
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September 6, 2022
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Testimony urges increased investments in housing, backs tax stabilization agreement, historic tax credit

Jennifer Hawkins, Executive Director of ONE Neighborhood Builders, testified before the State Senate Finance Committee on Thursday, April 7, 2022, along with other housing advocates in favor of boosting the State's investment of ARPA funds for housing, tax stabilization incentives, and the the historic tax credit. CLICK TO READ MRE