August 30, 2022

Providence mayoral candidate Nirva LaFortune releases ambitious education plan

“For too long we have allowed politics to take priority over our children. The reality is we...

August 11, 2022

Mayoral forum challenges candidates on health equity in Providence

“If you live in Smith Hill, your life expectancy is 6 years less than if you live...

July 29, 2021

Mayor Elorza rallies to have teacher contract details released

“…once we see the contract, we can get into whether it’s transformational or not,” said Providence Mayor...

Students march on State House to demand counselors, not cops in Providence public schools
May 1, 2021

Students march on State House to demand counselors, not cops in Providence public schools

“As many of you are aware, my friend unfortunately passed away a few months ago,” said Shaylee,...

Students walkout to demand counselors, not cops in Providence public schools
April 30, 2021

Students walkout to demand counselors, not cops in Providence public schools

“Today we are here because you have organized and called to action to removed SROs for over...

Privatizing School Nurses: SMART Clinics in Providence Public Schools
April 12, 2021

Privatizing School Nurses: SMART Clinics in Providence Public Schools

From College Hill Independent reporters Olivia Cruz Mayeda and Mara Cavallaro: “By removing union school nurses and...

Providence teachers and allies march against “failed” state takeover of Providence Schools
April 7, 2021

Providence teachers and allies march against “failed” state takeover of Providence Schools

“It is in the district and state leadership’s best interests to divide and conquer stakeholders while putting...

June 20, 2020

PVD youth organize and lead Juneteenth march for racial justice

“I’ve noticed that there’s missing history, history that has to do with my skin,” said Faith, a...