May 14, 2022

Bans Off Our Bodies: Rhode Island rallies and marches for abortion rights

“Those of us who have worked in the abortion advocacy space were not surprised when that opinion...

Rhode Island rallies in response to leaked Supreme Court abortion decision
May 4, 2022

Rhode Island rallies in response to leaked Supreme Court abortion decision

“Our right to abortion is something that we fought for decades ago and ever since then they’ve...

April 5, 2022

RI Legislative Black and Latino Caucus spotlights key legislation

“This legislative package will address the struggles and hardships that too many of our residents of color...

January 18, 2022

Senator Valverde and Rep. Cassar: End Rhode Island’s abortion bans

“Passing the Equality in Abortion Coverage Act this year will ensure that when someone needs an abortion, they...

January 11, 2022

Rhode Island urged to pass the Equality in Abortion Coverage Act now

“Anyone who cares about fighting racism and poverty must realize that attacks on abortion and abortion coverage...

DEM denies medical waste to energy facility permit
July 14, 2021

DEM denies medical waste to energy facility permit

“We knew the proposal to burn medical waste in our community was bad news. Application denied!” tweeted...

June 30, 2021

First ever Woonsocket Pride celebration

Starting at River Island Park, the march of about 100 people made its way past the classic...

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...

Sponsors of bill to ban high-heat waste incineration facilities hit back against MedRecycler’s lobbyists
May 6, 2021

Sponsors of bill to ban high-heat waste incineration facilities hit back against MedRecycler’s lobbyists

MedRecycler has hired a lobbyist – George Zainyeh of Athena Solutions Group in Pawtucket – at a...

Local groups lead charge against medical waste to energy facilities in Rhode Island
March 8, 2021

Local groups lead charge against medical waste to energy facilities in Rhode Island

“I think that people are becoming aware that these kinds of facilities are not green,” said Catherine...

RI Democratic Women’s Caucus calls for abortion bill to be transferred from Senate Judicial Committee to HHS
March 1, 2021

RI Democratic Women’s Caucus calls for abortion bill to be transferred from Senate Judicial Committee to HHS

“We believe all elected officials who are registered Democrats have a duty to uphold the tenets of...

The Uprising: Abortion Isn’t Healthcare? Plus, Our Hero + Villains of the Week
March 1, 2021

The Uprising: Abortion Isn’t Healthcare? Plus, Our Hero + Villains of the Week

In a shocking move last week, Senate leadership and the Senate as a whole refused to acknowledge...

February 23, 2021

RI Senate votes that abortion is not healthcare

The final vote was disappointing because of the number of putatively “pro-choice” Senators voted to keep the...

February 4, 2021

Did CRMC re-appointees lie to Senate Committee during their hearing?

Coia states that the woman insulted family members of the council. Cervenka says that the woman began...

February 3, 2021

Sunrise RI opposes Raimondo’s CRMC re-appointments

Approving these re-appointments further affirms and excuses the undemocratic and racist process for approving the Fields Point...