April 28, 2020

Local minority community leaders want more input into Rhode Island’s COVID-19 response

“In order to properly address these issues, it is essential that our communities be engaged and empowered,...

April 17, 2020

Advocates press Governor Raimondo to release more inmates from prison in response to pandemic

“It’s a public health crisis and we know it’s a ticking time bomb waiting to happen. We...

April 2, 2020

Hundreds attend online rally to convince Governor Raimondo to depopulate prisons

“The ACI and jails across Rhode Island are ticking time bombs for a coronavirus outbreak. Public health...

March 20, 2020

Coalition demands changes to law enforcement and imprisonment in wake of pandemic

“From a public health perspective, it is imperative that we protect Rhode Islanders, inside and outside the...

October 18, 2018

Community support grows for Cranston man facing deportation to Cambodia

Sene Sem was born in a refugee camp and was resettled into the United States when he...

January 19, 2020

Representative Walsh to Governor Raimondo on Kristen’s Law: ‘Real lives are more important than re-election’

About two dozen people gathered in the rotunda of the Rhode Island State House to protest the...

January 19, 2020

Ignoring reason and compassion makes for bad policy: RI House passes Kristen’s Law

Violating the tenets of both reason and compassion, the Rhode Island House of Representatives approved Kristen’s Law...

January 19, 2020

Kristen’s Law won’t deter drug use and will ruin lives, say addiction experts

Both medical professionals and the recovery community stand against Kristen’s Law (S2279A / H7715), which would give...

June 4, 2018

Providence rallies against criminalization

Unnoticed by many Rhode Islanders, nearly 100 people turned out at the Roger Williams Memorial Park on...

January 19, 2020

Kristen’s law will do no good and cause significant harm say experts in addiction

Once we push past the emotive testimony of those who lost loved ones to overdose and are...