June 9, 2021

RI elected leaders favor AG’s package of gun safety legislation

“Policy is just one piece of the puzzle, but a crucial one nonetheless,” said Nwando Ofokansi, a...

June 10, 2021

Providence Police search unhoused encampment – threaten arrests

“Listen to me,” said the officer. “You’re this close to getting arrested for disorderly conduct. You’re very...

June 4, 2021

During pandemic, RIDOC Director never visited correctional facilities under her supervision

“…I had asked how often she gets into the cellblocks,” said Katherine Molloy, who toured the facilities...

June 1, 2021

Safer Communities for Justice launches unsolved murders tip line

“It’s time for us to provide solutions,” said Safer Communities for Justice founder Diana Garlington. “We do...

May 28, 2021

Central Falls announces new Nonviolence Outreach Specialist; initiatives to engage youth

“As a parent to a newborn 10 days ago, as a coach, as a mentor, as a...

May 26, 2021

One year after George Floyd – BLM RI PAC demands policy, not platitudes

“There have been a lot of shows of solidarity for Black lives,” said Senator Tiara Mack. “There...

May 25, 2021

Faith and community leaders unveil alternatives to violence at Billy Taylor Park

“We recognize that as a community, we are one. And when we are one, all of us...

May 24, 2021

Governor McKee believes student resource officers are needed – Students disagree

SROs enforce a system of violence that criminalizes our black and brown youth, and perpetuates the school...

May 23, 2021

Locking Arms for Peace returns in response to recent gun violence

“We’ve experienced a lot of violence in these past couple of weeks,” said Garlington, speaking about a...