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People’s Tribunal To Indict Governments, Seeking Justice For Murdered Journalist

In an unprecedented effort to achieve justice in the killing of journalists, three leading press freedom groups have established a People’s Tribunal to investigate their murders and hold governments accountable. The Tribunal, a form of grassroots justice, relies on investigations and high-quality legal analysis involving specific cases in three countries.[Read More…]

by September 29, 2021

Trump Acolyte Miller: America First Legal Update DACA ICE & HHS

AFL CONDEMNS BIDEN EFFORT TO FORTIFY ILLEGAL DACA PROGRAM DURING A RECORD SURGE OF ILLEGAL MINORS Today, America First Legal Vice-President and General Counsel, Gene Hamilton, responded to the Biden Department of Homeland Security’s proposed rule to “preserve and fortify” the unconstitutional and illegal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.[Read More…]

by September 29, 2021

Mayor Elorza Announces 9 Organizations Selected to Provide Year-Round Youth Jobs As Part Of Anti-Violence Investments

Investments in programming will provide professional development and mentorship opportunities for Providence youth Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune (Ward 3), and the City’s Office of Economic Opportunity today announced that nine providers have been selected to provide year-long youth jobs as part of the City’s expansion of the[Read More…]

by September 28, 2021

The Committee To Protect Journalists (CPJ) Joins Call For European Commission To Strengthen Rule of Law Report

The Committee to Protect Journalists today joined 61 organizations in a joint statement urging the European Commission to strengthen its annual Rule of Law report. The Rule of Law report, published in July, which provides a basis for the annual rule of law dialogue among European Union officials and member states, includes summaries[Read More…]

by September 22, 2021

Gubernatorial Candidate Dr. Luis Daniel Munoz Responds Swiftly To Matt Brown Announcement

  The Coalition caught up with Democratic Candidate For Governor, Dr. Luis Daniel Munoz, and asked him for his reaction to the entry of Matt Brown into the Governor’s race. Dr. Munoz: “Material progress cannot be co-opted. The candidate’s association with others who have committed themselves to community work, does[Read More…]

by September 22, 2021

Flash! RI Democratic Women’s Caucus Endorses Geena Pham for District 3 Special Election

In the most hotly contested local election in Rhode Island this year, the race to replace Washington Bound Senator Gayle Goldin has just caught fire. The Rhode Island Democratic Women’s Caucus, arguably one of the most important influences in the New World of Democratic politics, has officially weighed in, endorsing[Read More…]

by September 22, 2021

ACLU Files Court Brief Against Effort To Overturn RI’s Reproductive Freedom Law

  The ACLU of Rhode Island today filed a court brief seeking to beat back an effort to overturn a state law that protects an individual’s right to an abortion.  The filing comes amidst an organized campaign across the country by opponents of reproductive freedom to restrict access to the[Read More…]

by September 20, 2021

Kobi Dennis’ Haircuts & Heritage: “It’s More Than A Cut” Dedication & Ribbon Cutting

  While knowing barber shops have served as special places among African Americans since the 19th Century, a dedicated team of community leaders have created a safe space for inner city youth to get a free haircut and life lesson from someone who looks like them. As the Haircuts &[Read More…]

by September 18, 2021

The Committee To Protect Journalists (CPJ) Welcomes European Commission Recommendation On Journalist Safety

  The Committee to Protect Journalists today welcomed new journalist safety guidelines published by the European Commission, and called on EU member states to implement them as soon as possible. The nonbinding recommendation lists dozens of steps that states can take to ensure that journalists can work safely, including to prosecute all[Read More…]

by September 17, 2021

Just What Are We Celebrating? The “Bally’s Twin River” Groundbreaking. An Economic Bomb For Small Business?

“We are not a scarcity …. Moving forward on any economic opportunities good for     Governor McKee Most of the money lost on casino gambling around the country, up to 80 percent, comes from households earning less than $50,000 a year, according to a report in the Christian Science[Read More…]

by September 17, 2021