April 11, 2022

Race, ethnicity, gender and disability impact statements could change the conversation at the General Assembly

“Assessments, such as fiscal notes and environmental impact reports, are already tools for predicting the impacts of...

June 28, 2021

Immigrant Coalition rallies to get driver’s licenses for undocumented residents

“This bill will allow students to get to school. It will allow workers to get to their...

June 1, 2021

It’s time to pass the World Language and Dual Language Immersion Act

Over the past three years, the World Language and Dual Language Immersion Act has easily passed the...

Let RI Vote releases poll in support of legislation to make voting easier
May 13, 2021

Let RI Vote releases poll in support of legislation to make voting easier

“In 2020 Rhode Islanders were given choices to cast their ballots and they responded in record numbers,”...

Latino Policy Institute releases poll of Providence Latino parents regarding COVID-19 impacts on local education
March 29, 2021

Latino Policy Institute releases poll of Providence Latino parents regarding COVID-19 impacts on local education

“We have much to understand on the barriers Latino parents in Providence tackle each day in the...

March 10, 2021

RI’s Temporary Caregiver Insurance, so needed during pandemic, needs to expand

“When COVID arrived in Rhode Island last year, TCI claims skyrocketed by over 1000 percent between February...

February 23, 2021

Revenue for RI kicks off campaign to tax the one percent

“The gap between the rich and poor continues to widen due to decades of policies that have...

May 2, 2022

Senate LEOBoR Task Force votes on final recommendations

“…no one has managed to convince me why there is a need for a Law Enforcement Officer’s...

December 16, 2020

Is the Law Enforcement Officer’s Bill of Rights about accountability?

At the most recent meeting of the Senate Task Force to suggest changes to the Law Enforcement...

October 13, 2020

Rhode Island Latino Elected Officials and the Latino Policy Institute release Latino Impact Plan

“Unfortunately, the inequities we’re seeing with COVID are not new. Latinos tend to be hit harder by...

August 12, 2020

Community Statement on Equitably Reopening RI Schools

“As the leaders in our state are working hard to develop school reopening plans, we strongly believe...

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...

July 7, 2020

16 good government groups oppose voting bill before House Judiciary Committee

Today the House Judiciary Committee will be taking up H7896, a bill from the Rhode Island Board...

March 20, 2020

Groups request that RIDE make school districts’ remote learning plans publicly available

“This act of transparency will serve two very important purposes. First, it will give officials in school...

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...