February 3, 2021

RI Senate to hear $15 minimum wage bills today

Nearly one-third of all female workers, over one-third of Black workers and nearly half of Latinx workers...

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...

November 5, 2020

Reclaim Rhode Island celebrates victories, but the work continues

With so many new, progressive faces in the General Assembly, the time is right to pass a...

September 22, 2020

State legislators join community advocates to push back against potential budget cuts

“A budget is a statement of our priorities – of the things that we value. Of course...

June 1, 2020

A noise demonstration at the ACI seeks reforms for the incarcerated amid COVID-19 crisis

“23+ hour lockdown must end immediately. Release to the public an updated plan to restore educational programming,...

May 6, 2020

Earth Day in RI: Activists call on elected leaders to support sustainable COVID-19 recovery

“Unfortunately, my Representative did not commit to making a public statement despite supporting every issue I raised...

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...