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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 become its new director on...

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 the Judiciary Tuesday evening, a perfect storm...

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 ahead of the 2020 Census. The test run,...

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 temporarily spared from deportation under the Deferred...

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

Long before the courageous rally cry #MeToo went viral last year, Tarana Burke had adopted the simple yet powerful phrase “Me Too” to let...

The case for a clean Dream Act

Over a hundred young immigrants are losing their DACA status every day Congress fails to act. Time is running out for Congress to pass...

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 Professor of Communication at Roger Williams University....

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 a free speech right… If the proposed...