Senator Reed took a tour of the newly-renoved and improved Cranston public Libray and joined local library officials for a roundtable to discuss best practices and innovations from the libraries across the state.
In honor of Women’s History Month, Senator Reed joined with the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island for the “Peace Begins at Home” forum. The program featured a panel discussion exploring how women across Rhode Island are making a major impact through advocating for peace and nonviolence and working to prevent domestic violence, sexual harassment, and gun violence.
Senator Reed helped honor and celebrate the legacy of the late-U.S. Senator Claiborne Pell, who would have turned 100 last November, at Salve Regina University in Newport. Claiborne de Borda Pell served as a U.S. Senator of Rhode Island for six terms from 1961 to 1997. Other attendees included Sister Therese Antone, Chancellor of Salve Regina University; former Pell staffers; journalists who covered the late Senator; and more.
Reed Tours Displays of Scientific Ingenuity and Talent at the Rhode Island Science & Engineering Fair
Senator Reed met with middle school and high school students and explore local science and engineering projects at the 2019 Rhode Island Science & Engineering Fair. The fair displayed hundreds of science projects from across the state.
Senator Reed visited the Rhode Island Veterans Home in Bristol. Reed, a member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (MilCon-VA), is calling for additional resources to boost veterans medical services and community care, including more doctors, nurses, and VA facilities, to care for veterans and deliver the benefits they have earned.
Senator Reed toured the recently-expanded Cumberland-Lincoln location of the Boys & Girls Club, where he will meet with employees and club members. In 2018, the Cumberland-Lincoln location of the club merged with the former Woonsocket location to form the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern RI. Last year, Senator Reed won the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s (BGCA) Champion of Youth Award for his work to support Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide.
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