September 5, 2021

Survivors, advocates and politicians walk against gun violence in Providence on Saturday

“You’re here because you know that it’s not okay when mothers are burying their children,” said Representative...

August 11, 2021

PVD City Council battles the self-created perception that the City isn’t safe

Overall, crime is down in Providence, but you might not know that given the things said during...

June 19, 2021

Coalition marches on Nonviolence Institute to demand an end to close cooperation with police

On Friday, organizers and members of the various organizations making the above demand marched from the offices...

June 17, 2021

An Open Letter to the Nonviolence Institute:

We are community members and organizations writing to ask that you distribute the $500,000 in funding you...

June 1, 2021

Safer Communities for Justice launches unsolved murders tip line

“It’s time for us to provide solutions,” said Safer Communities for Justice founder Diana Garlington. “We do...

May 28, 2021

Central Falls announces new Nonviolence Outreach Specialist; initiatives to engage youth

“As a parent to a newborn 10 days ago, as a coach, as a mentor, as a...

May 23, 2021

Locking Arms for Peace returns in response to recent gun violence

“We’ve experienced a lot of violence in these past couple of weeks,” said Garlington, speaking about a...

May 21, 2021

Remembering Tatyana Shawnte Francis: A celebration

“We talk about gun violence and we talk about creating opportunities for our young people, creating leadership...

RI elected officials pledge action on gun violence
May 18, 2021

RI elected officials pledge action on gun violence

“Congress needs to play a constructive role and better address some of the underlying economic and social...

BLM RI opens African American Innovation Center in Pawtucket
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...

October 26, 2020

Black Lives Matter RI PAC responds to Providence’s 15th homicide

“We demand that the Non-Violence Institute be given immediate funding to use their Street Outreach Worker program...

October 5, 2020

In the wake of gun violence, a march for peace on Smith Hill

“It’s hard to have the pride in this community, that I’ve had all my live, with this...

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...