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Central Falls passes Community Policing and Immigration ordinance to codify protections from ICE

"No one should feel that they can't call the police because they fear that they might be deported," said the sponsor, City...

ACLU files brief challenging Federal Immigration Mandates on receipt of law enforcement funds

The ACLU has filed a “friend of the court” brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit...

Reactions to court decision blocking citizenship status question on 2020 census

ACLU of RI ACLU of RI executive director Steven Brown issued the following statement today in response to...

Central Falls celebrates first co-op established in Rhode Island under new enabling legislation

Healthy Planet Cleaning Co-Op (HPCC) was co-founded in May, 2018, incorporated  under new legislation enacted in Rhode Island in January of this...

Workers Cooperative Academy graduates their second class

On Saturday, the Workers Cooperative Academy graduated its second class in a short ceremony held at Navigant Credit Union in Central Falls....

Progresso Latino and ACLU tell Central Falls: Curfews don’t work

Progresso Latino and the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island (ACLU RI) have sent a letter to Central Falls Mayor James Diossa and...

Raimondo challenged by environmental groups at campaign event

Incumbent Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo was challenged at a campaign event by members from at least four different environmental groups over her support...

Grassroots Democrats hold press conference in support of Governor Raimondo

Rhode Island State Senator Gayle Goldin (Democrat, District 3, Providence) held a press conference outside the State House Friday morning with a group of...

Cranston Action Network: Cranston residents denounce Allan Fung’s declaration that the Cranston Police Department...

On August 10th Cranston Mayor Allan Fung announced his intention to expand the role of the Cranston Police Department in identifying individuals detained by...

Bishop Tobin supports efforts of RI Coalition Against Gun Violence on safe schools and...

The Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence (RICAGV) has the support of dozens of crucial Rhode Island organizations as well as Bishop Thomas Tobin...