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“HOW ARE YOUR STUDENT’S DOING?” – PVD YOUNG MAKERS and RECENT GRADUATES – MAY 2022

I had the pleasure of catching up with two PVD Young Makers who recently completed their freshman year at college, Debbie at Holy Cross and Duke at Drexel. They are both thriving…

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WHY GOLF? – FABGOLF's PROGRAMS AND STUDENTS – April 2022

Why Golf?  We expect golf, like all of our programs, to connect youth to developing a positive future vision that is grounded a supportive community. …

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FountainHead RI was live on April 12

Live community spotlight with the amazing Steve Heath and Rachel Dewey from FabNewport!

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Conference Rethinks Out-of-School Programs
Newport This Week

FabNewport, which promotes and provides a variety of enrichment programs for island students, held a conference on April 2 to map out how it might better …

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FABNEWPORT AND STEAM – MEET JOSIE MACH– March 2022

I heard strange frequencies when I walked into the lab this morning, squeaky sounds. “Aliens,” I wondered. And there was Josie, with a Cheshire cat grin, waving her hand in front of an old …

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WHAT DOES BLACK HISTORY MONTH MEAN TO YOU? – February 2022

As much as a white male of privilege like me tries to empathize with Blacks, especially with my colleagues Ellen, Orlando, Ajahnea, Niko, and our students, I will never know their …

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“ANOTHER MAGIC CARPET” – JANUARY 2022

“What about that magic carpet?” we asked a Fab Friend who earlier in the year who suggested we might be able to use another organization’s van, which according to our friend…

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THE NEWPORT EXPERIENCE IS ROLLING! – JULY 2021

Summer is intense for the FabNewport staff. We have students for longer periods of time and they are at locations throughout Providence and Newport County. While …

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POSITIVE FUTURE VISION – JUNE 2021

The holidays are here! It is time to gather the ingredients to cook up something special to share with friends and family. We at FabNewport have one recipe we’d like to offer, one we think …

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Stories of Engagement and Belonging

THE SUMMER EVERY CHILD DESERVES – APRIL 2021

“I want in on that,” Kevin declared with bright eyes the other day, when he heard about our new program, FabGolf. “Isn’t that where deals happen, where people climb the ladder?”

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PLACE BASED EDUCATION – MAY 2021

In my 30 years as an educator I’ve always been keen on weaving student learning into the fabric of the community. Students are alive and engaged when they are out in the world…

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STORIES OF ENGAGEMENT AND BELONGING

In the stories and photographs we hope you learn more about an organization with meaning and purpose; an organization whose people and culture provides youth with a sense of engagement and belonging; an organization that thrives thanks to the support of people like you.