November 7, 2022

Student rights groups call on RI schools to reject body cameras for school resource officers

“Students need a positive school climate that nurtures healthy student-teacher relationships, provides mental and behavioral health supports,...

Following recent violence, community groups call for immediate removal of all police from schools
February 16, 2022

Following recent violence, community groups call for immediate removal of all police from schools

“We must remember that this is not an isolated incident, but rather placed within a broader pattern...

January 8, 2022

Education justice groups call for “equitable and safe schooling” during covid surge

“We face unique challenges as a society in these times. We must rise to these challenges by...

November 24, 2021

Providence Youth Created a Mural Imagining More Public Fruit Trees and Housing, and Less Police

“The mural was collectively designed to look like a park, which serves as a refuge for youth...

November 16, 2021

Bristol Students Are Joining Providence Students in the Fight to Bring Gen-Z Beliefs into School Systems

“When given an opportunity to embrace the Black and brown students in our school, you shut it...

July 14, 2021

Youth led Remembrance Vigil honors LGBTQ+ lives lost

“When I asked the boy who threatened my life with a knife for an explanation of his...

The Providence Alliance for Student Safety Coalition releases plan for student safety: Police Free Schools
June 25, 2021

The Providence Alliance for Student Safety Coalition releases plan for student safety: Police Free Schools

“Police are trained to handle crime and disturbances out in the community, they aren’t familiarized with situations...

May 30, 2021

Providence Student Union designs billboards to promote Students’ Bill of Rights

“We were concerned about the time limit we had, because cars were passing by in about seven...

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...

Providence marches for Adam Toledo
April 20, 2021

Providence marches for Adam Toledo

“Adam Toledo was 13-years-old. 13. A seventh grader. Adam will never get to complete eighth grade. He’ll...

December 2, 2020

Providence’s African American Advisory Group outlines plan to remove SROs from schools

“We know that teachers do not fit the demographics of the students,” said Anita Bruno, who leads...

November 21, 2020

Coalition rallies for taxes on rich to fund essential services

“While it is not well known, in 2006 the State of Rhode Island cut taxes for the...

July 28, 2020

Car rally outside RIDE demands a safe return to school

“What I know about my classroom is that social distancing is impossible, even from 6 feet, even...

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...