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Results from Rhode Island Food Bank’s 2019 Hunger Survey paint a picture of desperate...

"The results of the survey provide a portrait of the people served by the Food Bank," said Rhode Island Community Food...

Members of the George Wiley Center take over the Board

I arrived at the George Wiley Center action outside the Pawtucket Public Library Saturday morning with only a sleight idea about what...

George Wiley Center announces new board of directors

The George Wiley Center today announced the formation of a new board of directors reflective of the community. The new board looks...

Help a Sister Out Period campaign delivers 62,000 menstrual items to Rhode Island Food...

The Rhode Island Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) lead an effort, Help a Sister Out Period, that resulted in a donation...

At 11th Annual Interfaith Poverty Conference, Reverend Aundreia Alexander delivers a powerful call to...

The 11th Annual Interfaith Poverty Conference featured the Reverend Aundreia Alexander as their keynote speaker. Alexander drew inspiration for her words from...

The General Assembly continues to be complicit in the evil of payday loans

Powerful lobbyists have a choke hold on the General Assembly leadership, which is only too happy to enable the continued soaking...

The 11th Annual Fighting Poverty with Faith Vigil

As it has for every year for over a decade, the 11th Annual Fighting Poverty with Faith Vigil, organized by the the...

Not good: Rhode Island Food bank releases report on hunger in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Community Food Bank has released their 2018 Status Report on Hunger in Rhode Island. Among the reports findings: Hunger is more...

Reverend Traci Blackmon electrifies the 10th Annual Interfaith Poverty Conference

The Rhode Island Interfaith Coalition to Reduce Poverty held their 10th Interfaith Poverty Conference at Rhode Island College Wednesday morning, featuring Reverend Traci Blackmon...

Representative Marcia Ranglin-Vassell: Faith, love and strong progressive legislation for a better world

"I just want to begin by saying Donald Trump is a racist, he's a fraud, he's a bigot and he's a misogynist," said Rhode...