December 3, 2021

Governor McKee’s tree lighting disrupted by protesters against homelessness

“Hundreds of people are sleeping on the streets tonight. What would Jesus do?” asked protester Monica Huertas....

December 3, 2021

Senator Mendes holds rally ahead of second night outside RI State House

“We know that the moral will to make it happen has never been evident [at the State...

June 28, 2021

Coalition presents affordable housing plan that approaches the scale of the problem

“Over half of Rhode Island renters are cost burdened by housing and Black and Latinx Rhode Islanders...

June 16, 2021

PVD City Solicitor and AG Neronha join CLF as intervenors in Sea 3 LPG expansion proceedings

“Intervening to have a full review so that the community can have input is one step in...

Sunrise Providence calls for Senators Euer and Coyne to vote Rescue Rhode Island Act out of committee
April 8, 2021

Sunrise Providence calls for Senators Euer and Coyne to vote Rescue Rhode Island Act out of committee

Activists with the Sunrise Movement called on Senators Dawn Euer and Cynthia Armour Coyne to bring the...

DARE holds State House rally in support of the THRIVE Agenda
July 22, 2021

DARE holds State House rally in support of the THRIVE Agenda

“A year ago grassroots organizations from around New England got together [because] we’re sick of play Whack-a-Mole,...

People’s Port Authority rallies to shut down scrap metal yard and all toxic industries in the Port
March 26, 2021

People’s Port Authority rallies to shut down scrap metal yard and all toxic industries in the Port

“There’s no good revenue here,” said Huertas. “This is bottom of the barrel shit.” The Port of...

Monica Huertas and Joshua Kestin: Senator Dawn Euer is blocking environmental justice
March 12, 2021

Monica Huertas and Joshua Kestin: Senator Dawn Euer is blocking environmental justice

The community of South Providence, which has some of the highest asthma rates in the entire country,...

Submarine fire is the latest environmental outrage suffered by residents of the Port
March 9, 2021

Submarine fire is the latest environmental outrage suffered by residents of the Port

“There was another emergency in the Port of Providence this morning that spewed deadly pollutants into my...

Sunrise wants Majority Leader Blazejewski to actually support the Green New Deal
March 7, 2021

Sunrise wants Majority Leader Blazejewski to actually support the Green New Deal

“We need to be prepared that Blazejewski may not support the act, and I want to say...

March 7, 2021

The fight for Rhode Island’s Green New Deal begins in the General Assembly

“Over the last year, our majority BIPOC led coalition drafted the Rescue Rhode Island Act to achieve...

February 10, 2021

Senate passes on confirming Raimondo reappointments to Coastal Resources management Council

“Now that five positions on the CRMC are open, the People’s Port Authority still demands, as we...

February 2, 2021

People’s Port Authority opposes CRMC reappointments

Senators, we urge you to reject the reappointment of Joy Montenaro, Jerry Sahagian, Donald Gomez, Raymond Coia...

January 14, 2021

Providence announces new policies on climate justice

“We cannot ignore science and facts – especially when they force us to make tough choices. The...

January 15, 2021

Renew RI Coalition launches with aggressive, Green New Deal-inspired legislative initiative

“This isn’t a band-aid to deal with affordable housing or taxes. This is about jobs, housing and...