February 28, 2021

Marie Franco wants answers about her son’s death at the ACI

Jose was due to be released on March 17. “I have to go on Wednesday to pick...

June 15, 2021

Car Rally outside Raimondo press conference demands an immediate response to prison Covid outbreak

“808 incarcerated people are infected with Covid at the ACI and the number is growing. For nine...

December 2, 2020

Public Defender petitions RI Supreme Court to end cash bail amid ACI Covid spike

Dr Jennifer Clarke, the now former medical programs director at the Rhode Island Department of Corrections, added...

November 5, 2020

Count Every Vote: Rhode Islanders rally for Democracy

“The work that we do today, the work that we did yesterday and the work that we...

July 21, 2020

Coalition celebrates passage of Fair Chance Licensing bill

“Our bill is a small but significant step towards repairing the vast harm that mass criminalization has...

July 4, 2020

State House rally to decarcerate, divest from, and dismantle prisons

“As the national conversation around police violence unfolds, we must shine a light on the violence happening...

June 16, 2020

Providence rally to defund the police draws hundreds

“You defund social services all the time. You defund schools. You defund hospitals, community health centers, programs...

June 11, 2020

Providence City Council Finance Committee meeting besieged by racist trolls

But lost in the discussion is the Providence City Council’s rush to pass a budget that doesn’t...

May 30, 2020

Local COVID Response Coalition holds Noise Demo for incarcerated Rhode Islanders at ACI telling Gina Raimondo to #Knockitoff

“We’re not asking for special treatment, but only for that which is fair and humane.“ A coalition...