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URI Parents Council Presents: #RamsHelpingRams – Broadening Our Impact to Serve the URI Community

April 17, 2024
12-1 p.m. ET

Zoom Webinar

(link provided upon registration)


Did you know 1 in 4 URI students are food insecure?

Join the URI Parents Council and Barbara Sweeney, coordinator of food security outreach, for a discussion about the resources and support services in place to help students navigate and overcome these obstacles, including the URI Student Action for Sustainability. To further the conversation, students will be spreading the word about food insecurity at URI and supporting students in need by donating dining dollars.

Please consider supporting students in need by making a gift directly to the Rhody Outpost.

Barbara Sweeney ’93, MSW, MPH, LCSW, CFLE is the coordinator of food security at URI and part-time faculty member in the Department of Human Development and Family Science. In this position, she is responsible for coordinating Rhody Outpost, URI’s basic needs pantry; supporting individual students experiencing food/housing insecurity; and addressing overall basic needs insecurity policies and practices at URI. Prior to her current position, she was the project manager for an interprofessional health initiative at URI.

Cost: Complimentary

Register by: Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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