June 22, 2021

With no explanation, Wyatt ICE detainee population explodes 316%

The number of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees currently housed at the Wyatt has jumped 316%...

June 19, 2021

RentReliefRI could provide up to $200m to Rhode Islanders facing eviction

“This program is helping our agency meet our commitment to maintain housing for low income residents who...

June 4, 2021

Lack of bathrooms in Kennedy Plaza threatens public health

Despite statewide COVID restrictions being lifted, restrooms in the public bus terminal remain closed, wreaking havoc for...

June 4, 2021

Advocates push to provide health insurance for all RI children, regardless of immigration status

The legislation “would establish Rhode Island’s commitment to provide health insurance to all children who are residents...

April 10, 2021

Family members of incarcerated people rally to demand correctional officer accountability

“I am the voice out here for the man I love, who is currently in the ACI....

April 7, 2021

CDC Eviction Moratorium extended to June 30, but landlords are exploiting loopholes

The newly launched rental assistance program Rent Relief RI can be a powerful cure for what ails...

March 29, 2021

Latino Policy Institute releases poll of Providence Latino parents regarding COVID-19 impacts on local education

“We have much to understand on the barriers Latino parents in Providence tackle each day in the...

March 25, 2021

A call for vaccine justice from BIPOC community leaders

“We are identifying that there is an urgency to address the significant low vaccination rates within our...

March 23, 2021

AG Neronha: “Lifespan and CNE erred, and significantly so” in vaccinating some board members

“Lifespan and CNE should have acted differently,” says AG Neronha. Adding that, though the hospitals did not...