February 27, 2020

RIght from the Start campaign seeks to support families with young children

“This is not a fight that can wait,” said Governor Gina Raimondo. “Any time we delay measures...

January 19, 2020

Marcela Betancur selected as new director of Latino Policy Institute

The Latino Policy Institute (LPI) at Roger Williams University (RWU) on Wednesday announced that Marcela Betancur will...

October 31, 2019

Reproductive Health Care Act gets its hearing at a busy State House

Bills dealing with guns, immigration and reproductive rights were heard in the Rhode Island House Committee on...

October 31, 2019

As Trump administration undermines the census, local leaders encourage Rhode Islanders to participate

Providence County is the only location in the United States that will be conducting a test run...

March 6, 2018

The time has passed for Congress to act on DACA

Yesterday marked the deadline that President Donald Trump gave Congress to create a legislative solution for those...

February 2, 2018

#MeToo Movement Founder Tarana Burke to speak at Roger Williams University on February 13

Long before the courageous rally cry #MeToo went viral last year, Tarana Burke had adopted the simple...

January 2, 2018

The case for a clean Dream Act

Over a hundred young immigrants are losing their DACA status every day Congress fails to act. Time...

October 31, 2019

The end of Net Neutrality threatens smaller news organizations like UpriseRI

“The press today is no longer a synonym for print or broadcast,” said Paola Prado, Ph.D., Associate...

October 31, 2019

Jack Reed: We need legislation to protect Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality, said Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed on Friday, is “a consumer right and it’s also...