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Primed For Success

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For the past century Junior Achievement of Rhode Island has reached more than 400,000 K-12 students across the state, teaching them about workplace readiness, financial literacy and entrepreneurship - something that many don’t learn about in their regular school classrooms. The nonprofit organization, which has adapted to changing times, technology and the kids it serves, was positioned to pivot to a digital platform when the pandemic hit in March. Jim Hummel shows us the before - and after.

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Highlighting Community Heroes

About Rhode Island Spotlight

The Rhode Island Spotlight is a 501(c)3 non-profit. The mission of the Rhode Island Spotlight is to highlight and celebrate community heroes, both individuals and organizations, that are making a significant, positive difference for fellow Rhode Islanders.


By putting these organizations in the Spotlight, we provide them an opportunity to increase volunteers, donations and clients served. 



Rhode Island Spotlight Videos Produce Results

We surveyed organizations that have been featured on Rhode Island Spotlight and this is what they said:

30% saw a slight or significant increase in volunteers

93% saw a slight or significant increase in

the number of clients served

53% saw a significant increase


84% saw a slight or significant increase in donations

28% saw a significant increase

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