March 2, 2022

After student assaulted by Student Resource Officer, youth-led community groups call for an end to police in schools

“Countless other students have also been brutalized by SROs. We know that police in schools only bring...

November 3, 2021

Grassroots coalition calls on Redistricting Commission to eliminate Prison Gerrymandering

“Prison gerrymandering unfairly inflates the voting power of whiter, more rural communities while diminishing voting power for...

September 29, 2021

RI takes Biden Administration to task for treatment of Haitian refugees at southern Border

“Haitians have received inhuman treatment,” said Dr Norly Germain, Executive Director of Hope and Change for Haiti....

September 17, 2021

Second Redistricting Commission meeting deals with racial data

The Census asks two questions related to race: Are you Hispanic? and What is your race? The...

The Providence Alliance for Student Safety Coalition releases plan for student safety: Police Free Schools
June 25, 2021

The Providence Alliance for Student Safety Coalition releases plan for student safety: Police Free Schools

“Police are trained to handle crime and disturbances out in the community, they aren’t familiarized with situations...

February 5, 2021

Civic Literacy Act needs tweaks for diversity say advocates

“Unfortunately, as much as the ‘great endeavors of the “Founding Fathers”‘ are praised in American History classes,...

July 7, 2020

16 good government groups oppose voting bill before House Judiciary Committee

Today the House Judiciary Committee will be taking up H7896, a bill from the Rhode Island Board...

June 20, 2020

PVD youth organize and lead Juneteenth march for racial justice

“I’ve noticed that there’s missing history, history that has to do with my skin,” said Faith, a...

March 20, 2020

Groups request that RIDE make school districts’ remote learning plans publicly available

“This act of transparency will serve two very important purposes. First, it will give officials in school...