September 17, 2020

Mayors Elorza and Diossa announce joint gun buyback program

“We’re asking residents across Rhode Island to turn in their unwanted guns, no questions asked, and help...

July 22, 2020

Rhode Island to sue Trump over census memo

“We are here to remind everyone that the Constitution is very clear,” said Providence City Council President...

June 18, 2020

Maria Rivera earns endorsements from mayor and AG Neronha in Central Falls mayoral run

Today Central Falls mayoral candidate and City Council President Maria Rivera welcomed the campaign endorsement of Rhode...

February 1, 2020

Treasurer Magaziner urges Wyatt bondholder Invesco to address community concerns over prison

“As one of Rhode Island’s business partners, you know the importance of maintaining positive relationships with the...

January 23, 2020

Central Falls High School students engage in first RI participatory budgeting process

“Central Falls High School is a school with community-driven students, and that is the message we want...

December 11, 2019

AMOR disrupts State Treasurer meeting over State’s continued business with Wyatt bondholders

“We are calling on you and this office to end your partnership with Invesco as just one...

January 19, 2020

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...

January 19, 2020

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...

October 31, 2019

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...

October 31, 2019

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...

October 31, 2019

Workers Cooperative Academy graduates their second class

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

October 31, 2019

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...

January 19, 2020

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...

January 19, 2020

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...

August 15, 2018

Cranston Action Network: Cranston residents denounce Allan Fung’s declaration that the Cranston Police Department will expand cooperation with ICE

On August 10th Cranston Mayor Allan Fung announced his intention to expand the role of the Cranston...