March 25, 2022

General Assembly can and must do more to lift children out of deep poverty says Raising RI Coalition

“After being ignored for so long, Rhode Island Works needs updating to better prepare parents to succeed...

March 24, 2022

Revenue for Rhode Island coalition looking to tax the one percent

“While we have seen an influx of federal pandemic relief money into our State’s coffers, these are...

January 5, 2022

DHS offices throughout the state have been closed for 22 months…

“The lack of assistance is a barrier that is preventing some Rhode Islanders from getting and keeping...

June 30, 2021

First ever Woonsocket Pride celebration

Starting at River Island Park, the march of about 100 people made its way past the classic...

Raising the RI Works benefit increase will lift families out of deep poverty
March 30, 2021

Raising the RI Works benefit increase will lift families out of deep poverty

The monthly benefit provided to families has not been increased in 30 years, while all other New...

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...

February 18, 2021

Working Families Party: Nearly one year into pandemic, RI billionaire’s wealth continues to climb

As Rhode Island’s billionaire rides out the crisis on a rising tide of wealth, the state’s working...

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...

November 2, 2020

RI Board of Elections shuts down discussion of systemic racism in Woonsocket polling location change

“I don’t think we should be in the situation where we’re talking about systemic racism in this...

October 29, 2020

Woonsocket closes polling location in dense, working class/community of color precinct

“…regardless of efforts to mitigate the crisis, the Board’s actions amount to voter suppression, intentional or not,”...

July 9, 2020

Working Families Party announces first endorsements in RI state races

“For too long, Rhode Island’s status quo has left Black, brown and working class people behind.” said...

June 13, 2020

Silence is Violence: A youth led protest for Black lives in Woonsocket

“I felt like it should have been me. He died so that we could all breathe. He...

March 2, 2020

RI Senate still allowing legislators to treat some marriages differently than others

“It’s much better if we keep them all on the same calendar, unsegregated, treat them all the...

January 30, 2020

New coalition seeks first increase in cash assistance program in 30 years

“Those 4,000 families who rely on this program receive an average of $6 per person per day,”...

October 31, 2019

Senator Goldin and Representative Ajello file Reproductive Health Care Act

From a press release: With the backing of more cosponsors than ever before, Representative Edith Ajello and...