excerpt from Providence Journal PEOPLE ON THE MOVE IN R.I. section
October 27, 2016
Economic Progress Institute
Two Rhode Islanders have been named to the board of directors of the Economic Progress Institute.
Carolyn Mark, an East Greenwich resident and chair of the School Committee, is the former president of R.I. National Organization for Women.
Eric Hirsch, of Scituate, is a professor of sociology at Providence College whose research has focused on homelessness and urban sociology. He is a longtime advocate for the homeless and is the former government-relations chair and board member of the Rhode Island Coalition to Reduce Homelessness.