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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 Vigil, organized by the the...

Candidates for Providence City Council answer tough questions on housing and poverty

Less than half of the candidates running for Providence City Council across all 15 Wards attended the PVD Housing Crisis City Council Candidate Forum...

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 College Wednesday morning, featuring Reverend Traci Blackmon...

Fair Pay Act and $15 minimum wage critically important, say advocates

Ahead of Rhode Island House Labor Committee consideration of bills concerning Fair Pay and a $15 minimum wage Rhode Island Working Families held a...

Ending housing discrimination based on source of income

With the list of people in need of housing assistance vouchers growing every day, it is important that landlords not discriminate against those receiving...

Resuscitating Love at the Heart of Our Democracy

I am humbled to be standing in the hallowed halls of the State House Rotunda for the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations....

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 ratification of the United States Constitution and...