May 11, 2021

A $15 minimum wage is within Rhode Island’s grasp – But there’s more to do

“We were able to pass this bill because of the years and years of hard work of...

May 8, 2021

Lawmakers ask the Energy Facilities Siting Board to reject Sea 3’s proposed LPG expansion

“We respectfully ask that the Energy Facilities Siting Board fully vet and reject Sea 3’s proposed expansion...

May 2, 2021

BLM RI opens African American Innovation Center in Pawtucket

“Black people – We are resistant,” said Brother Gary Dantzler, executive director of BLM RI. “We fight...

April 11, 2021

A walk to kick off Black Maternal Health Week and the doula bill

“This doula bill is about reproductive justice, it’s about racial justice, and it’s about economic justice,” said...

February 5, 2021

Civic Literacy Act needs tweaks for diversity say advocates

“Unfortunately, as much as the ‘great endeavors of the “Founding Fathers”‘ are praised in American History classes,...

November 5, 2020

Rhode Island voters prove that sexual reproductive health and rights are winning issues

“The voters of Rhode Island clearly support champions of reproductive freedom. It’s also clear that, as we...

September 22, 2020

State legislators join community advocates to push back against potential budget cuts

“A budget is a statement of our priorities – of the things that we value. Of course...

September 22, 2020

Lawmakers urge Providence College President to go virtual for the rest of the semester

“Even before the return of PC students, our neighborhoods in the 02904 and 02908 zip-codes were already...

September 19, 2020

Dozens gather at the State House to mourn the passing of Justice Ginsberg

“In Judaism, when somebody dies we say, ‘May their memory be a blessing to us,‘” said Rhode...