November 7, 2022

As evictions and housing insecurity rise, Rhode Island announces $166m for affordable housing

The $166 million includes $115 million in funding from the $250 million Governor McKee and the General...

November 3, 2022

Caregivers at Women & Infants picket in response to staffing and funding concerns

Hospital caregivers are demanding Care New England sit down with themto discuss how best to invest ARPA...

Cranston City Council’s Aniece Germain on local issues, re-election bid
October 24, 2022

Cranston City Council’s Aniece Germain on local issues, re-election bid

From local issues like the closure of a beloved local swimming pool to international issues like the...

Providence Neighborhood Land Bank created to spur development of affordable housing
October 13, 2022

Providence Neighborhood Land Bank created to spur development of affordable housing

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced the creation of the Providence Neighborhood Land Bank, a new program...

August 24, 2022

New eviction defense program will provide free legal services to low-income tenants

The program will assist tenants through the support of attorney advocates and law students, access to a...

August 23, 2022

Candidates for RI governor tackle questions focused on children

The forum focused on questions such as: What will our next Governor do to ensure the well-being...

August 4, 2022

Providence’s new program puts citizenship within reach for more immigrants

“Becoming a U.S. citizen isn’t easy. There are numerous eligibility requirements, loads of paperwork, and it’s expensive,”...

June 6, 2022

Rhode Island is facing a mental health crisis and the General Assembly needs to act, say workers

“There should be no difference between how we rose to meet the demands for the physical health...

June 2, 2022

EPI Report details four transformative and equity-centered ways Rhode Island can invest ARPA funding

“With eight areas of focus and over fifty proposals, many further subdivided, the Governor’s overall plan for...

May 20, 2022

Speaker Shekarchi and advocates call for investments in housing using APRA funds

“We know that not being able to afford a safe home impacts all members of a family...

May 13, 2022

Advocates protest again outside McKee’s office due to looming homeless crisis

Activists taped a large eviction notice on the door to the Governor’s office door, informing Governor McKee...

April 26, 2022

Homeless advocates protest outside Governor McKee’s office due to looming crisis

According to the state’s Homeless Management Information System, over the two weeks ending April 16, 255 individuals have...

February 14, 2022

Members of GA agree on equity in public transportation, but some lack specifics

At the Transit Equity Day rally held in Providence on Friday, Representative Carlos Tobon spoke about the...

Hundreds of millions in APRA funds wasted in McKee budget
February 4, 2022

Hundreds of millions in APRA funds wasted in McKee budget

Rather than making an impact with the ARPA funds, the Governor would allow it to melt away...

January 27, 2022

McKee budget undermines state’s response to the substance use crisis

“Without intervention,” says EOHHS in their request, “rates will continue to fall behind the amount required to...