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...

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...

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...

February 27, 2020

Providence City Councilors seek to eliminate SROs, bring more social services to students

“Students want to be able to walk through the building without fear of being arrested for nonviolent...

January 19, 2020

Students hold State House rally against gun violence to defend their right to organize and protest

The Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence (RICAGV) Youth Committee held a youth power rally to address...

January 19, 2020

We need nurses, social workers and mental health workers in our schools, not police officers, testifies student

“Students, including myself, don’t feel safe around police officers because they carry guns and I have to...