June 21, 2022

The pyrolysis bill won’t move ahead this session, say House leaders

“I know the state weren’t proposing this at any of the predominantly white, wealthy or well-to-do communities,”...

July 23, 2021

ECHO Village project vocally opposed by South PVD residents and politicians

“The comments that some of you are making are insensitive to people with lived experience, who have...

December 29, 2021

Governor claims groups opposed to the racist multi-hub bus plan have no alternatives – Actually they have three…

UpriseRI: Following up on that, Governor, right now there’s zero percent buy in from the community, right?...

RIDOT Director is relaxing schedule on Kennedy Plaza break up, making room for public comment, and more
December 29, 2021

RIDOT Director is relaxing schedule on Kennedy Plaza break up, making room for public comment, and more

“We’re taking every one of your comments, your suggestions, your criticisms, and I mad it a point...

Save Kennedy Plaza! say riders and advocates at protest against RIDOT/McKee plan to destroy it
December 29, 2021

Save Kennedy Plaza! say riders and advocates at protest against RIDOT/McKee plan to destroy it

Neighborhood, social justice and transportation advocacy groups urge Governor Daniel McKee to halt the rollout of RIDOT’s...

February 10, 2021

Can We Fix It: Kennedy Plaza

This week Jenn and Moira are joined by community activist and all around bad-ass Dwayne Keys. They...

December 29, 2021

Title VI civil rights complaint filed against RIDOT/RIPTA plan to break up Kennedy Plaza

The complaint calls upon RIPTA and RIDOT “to take action halting this deeply flawed RIDOT Multi-Hub plan...

September 11, 2020

DARE uses street theater to highlight gentrification and displacement

“Actually,” said DARE’s Terri Wright, in the role of the developer Omni Group, “If you want low-income...

December 29, 2021

Democracy dies at PVD City Council committee meeting

“I just want to be clear that nobody’s trying to shut out the public from this committee,”...

December 29, 2021

Community groups rally to oppose RIDOT’s Multi-Hub Bus Plan and the deconstruction of Kennedy Plaza

“Let’s just be very clear,” said Dwayne Keys, who heads the South Providence Neighborhood Association. “This is...

April 28, 2020

Local minority community leaders want more input into Rhode Island’s COVID-19 response

“In order to properly address these issues, it is essential that our communities be engaged and empowered,...

February 27, 2020

20-year, $18 million tax break for luxury downtown apartments under fire ahead of Providence City Council vote

The Providence City Council is planning to decide on the fate of an $18 million, 20-year Tax...

January 19, 2020

WBNA Rhode Island Senate 9 / House 5 Candidate Forum

The West Broadway Neighborhood Association (WBNA) held three candidate forums on Tuesday evening. All but one of...

January 19, 2020

WBNA Providence City Council Ward 13 Candidate Forum

The West Broadway Neighborhood Association (WBNA) held three candidate forums on Tuesday evening. All but one of...

January 19, 2020

WBNA Providence Mayoral Candidate Forum

The West Broadway Neighborhood Association (WBNA) held three candidate forums on Tuesday evening. All but one of...