January 19, 2020

Results from Rhode Island Food Bank’s 2019 Hunger Survey paint a picture of desperate families and hungry children

“The results of the survey provide a portrait of the people served by the Food Bank,” said...

March 2, 2020

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...

March 2, 2020

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...

March 2, 2020

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

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

March 2, 2020

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

The 11th Annual Interfaith Poverty Conference featured the Reverend Aundreia Alexander as their keynote speaker. Alexander drew...

March 2, 2020

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...

The 11th Annual Fighting Poverty with Faith Vigil
March 2, 2020

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...

March 2, 2020

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....

March 2, 2020

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...

March 2, 2020

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...

March 2, 2020

Celebrating the lottery, and football, and all that they entail

At a press conference held yesterday to announce new Patriots themed scratch tickets, Governor Gina Raimondo, New...

March 2, 2020

10th Annual Fighting Poverty with Faith Vigil unveils its 2018 legislative agenda

“Standing here surrounded by more than 60 clergy persons reminds me that faith leaders participated in the...