John Brown Gun Club Opens Temporary ‘Free Store’ in Providence to Serve the Homeless
January 19, 2020

John Brown Gun Club Opens Temporary ‘Free Store’ in Providence to Serve the Homeless

“Homeless people are frequently ignored, but we realize that capitalism makes it so that we’re always one...

New report: Nearly half of renter households in Providence are ‘cost-burdened’
January 19, 2020

New report: Nearly half of renter households in Providence are ‘cost-burdened’

“21.7 percent of renter households in Providence are severely cost-burdened, while 25.1 percent are moderately burdened…” In...

Results from Rhode Island Food Bank’s 2019 Hunger Survey paint a picture of desperate families and hungry children
January 19, 2020

Results from Rhode Island Food Bank’s 2019 Hunger Survey paint a picture of desperate families and hungry children

“The results of the survey provide a portrait of the people served by the Food Bank,” said...

Senator Reed announces record grant for lead reduction
January 19, 2020

Senator Reed announces record grant for lead reduction

“Lead poisoning remains a real problem that affects too many kids, and it’s taken a great deal...

Central Falls City Council creates Affordable Housing Fund
January 19, 2020

Central Falls City Council creates Affordable Housing Fund

City Council President Maria Rivera notes that this is the first affordable housing fund in the city’s...

Audrey Mead: They are us
January 19, 2020

Audrey Mead: They are us

“They are us.” The thought reverberated in my head as we walked past the 20-something couple that...

A vigil for the recently housed Steve Sceeles, and a plea to do more for homelessness in Rhode Island
January 19, 2020

A vigil for the recently housed Steve Sceeles, and a plea to do more for homelessness in Rhode Island

Advocates lament a life cut short and the reality that so many of our fellow Rhode Islanders...

DARE invited to attend RI Housing Q&A session of developers interested in Barbara Jordan II
January 19, 2020

DARE invited to attend RI Housing Q&A session of developers interested in Barbara Jordan II

After protesting Rhode Island Housing‘s tour of Barbara Jordan II for developers, investors and contractors in the...

DARE protests RI Housing’s Barbara Jordan II tours for wealthy developers
January 19, 2020

DARE protests RI Housing’s Barbara Jordan II tours for wealthy developers

“Bad Developers beware! You’re dealing with DARE!” chanted DARE members. DARE confronts developers touring Barbara Jordan II...

Point in Time Count shows slight decrease in Rhode Islanders experiencing homelessness
January 19, 2020

Point in Time Count shows slight decrease in Rhode Islanders experiencing homelessness

But advocates warn that the count has “blind spots” and that thousands of Rhode Islanders experience homelessness...

Film preview for ‘Providence Lost’ sparks conversation about housing crisis solutions
January 19, 2020

Film preview for ‘Providence Lost’ sparks conversation about housing crisis solutions

After the preview of the documentary Providence Lost (2019) Monday evening, a panel discussed the issue of...

DARE demands restoration of low-income housing at Barbara Jordan II
January 19, 2020

DARE demands restoration of low-income housing at Barbara Jordan II

Members of DARE’s Tenant and Homeowner Association (THA) rallied on Saturday to demand the redevelopment of Barbara...

HomesRI advances their legislative priorities at the State House
January 19, 2020

HomesRI advances their legislative priorities at the State House

HomesRI advocated for their legislative priorities on Thursday at the Rhode Island State House beginning with a...

Interfaith Coalition members ask legislators to pass legislation to prevent housing discrimination
January 19, 2020

Interfaith Coalition members ask legislators to pass legislation to prevent housing discrimination

Faith leaders called on Rhode Island legislators to end housing discrimination based on source of income yesterday....

Homeless rights community calls for response to attack on woman
January 19, 2020

Homeless rights community calls for response to attack on woman

The homeless rights community called for “a broader response to the attack on a woman who was...

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