November 26, 2021

Buy Nothing Coat Exchange is back!

“We were trying, as we always do, to over prepare,” said said Becka Carroll, an organizer with...

November 24, 2021

Providence Youth Created a Mural Imagining More Public Fruit Trees and Housing, and Less Police

“The mural was collectively designed to look like a park, which serves as a refuge for youth...

November 26, 2021

Was a rally against the Woonsocket Mayor and City Council deliberately disrupted by city officials?

Workers from the Woonsocket Highway Department were in the park with at least three trucks and multiple...

Here are all the bills passed by one chamber and killed by the other
November 22, 2021

Here are all the bills passed by one chamber and killed by the other

This process matters. For a bill to become law, it must pass both chambers. So we decided...

November 20, 2021

Preservation without Gentrification? PPS charts a new course

“As preservationists, we believe that good buildings contribute to a good quality of life, a good city,...

November 16, 2021

State House holds first meeting of a Commission on Sex Work

“For public testimony it’s very important that we get comfortable with talking about the issues in our...

November 16, 2021

Political Coop rallies at State House to demand action on unspent federal funds

“We are here because we got money eight months ago that is just sitting [there],” said Damián...

November 16, 2021

PVD Ordinance Committee passes two measures limiting fossil fuel expansion

Both pieces of legislation need to pass the full City Council to take effect. The ordinance preventing...

November 15, 2021

Lawsuit challenges ACI prisoner’s eight months in solitary confinement for free speech activity

“I spoke out against conditions at the ACI and I was punished with almost eight months in...

November 16, 2021

Bristol Students Are Joining Providence Students in the Fight to Bring Gen-Z Beliefs into School Systems

“When given an opportunity to embrace the Black and brown students in our school, you shut it...

November 12, 2021

Institutionalizing the Political Theory Project: How an ideological Trojan horse might breach Brown

“Simply put, there is no way to disentangle the proposed center from the [Political Theory Project]’s origins...

November 11, 2021

RI Poor People’s Campaign demands that Reed and Whitehouse pass Build Back Better Act

“A budget is a moral document, and I’m a little bit tired hearing that we don’t have...

November 10, 2021

Candidates for Governor respond to McKee’s lack of action on homelessness crisis

The silence of the McKee Administration prompted UpriseRI to reach out to those candidates (who have submitted...

November 10, 2021

Why is Pawtucket’s William Blackstone monument a bad idea?

“A monument communicates more about the community who decided to erect it than it does about the...

November 9, 2021

Mt Hope Student Union calls out Bristol Warren School Committee for racism

“You as a committee are not acting in the best interest of the students, teachers, and administrators...