January 27, 2021

RIght from the Start campaign introduces 2021 legislative package for children and families

“Because I’d lost two previous pregnancies, being pregnant and giving birth to my beautiful daughter Amarie during...

September 11, 2020

Senate Bill aims to decrease Rhode Island’s Black maternal mortality crisis

“The doula bill must be passed, and reimbursement has to come from both Medicaid and private insurance.”...

April 15, 2020

A moral imperative: Race, poverty and coronavirus

“How does anyone in good conscience separate race from poverty? You can’t. It is intricately linked. There...

February 27, 2020

RIght from the Start campaign seeks to support families with young children

“This is not a fight that can wait,” said Governor Gina Raimondo. “Any time we delay measures...

February 5, 2020

Senate committee hears testimony on doula bill

“There is no question that this bill will save lives and be good for women of color...