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The Video: Rally Against Solitary Confinement – Stop The Abuses!

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by April 28, 2021

Cicilline to Host Smithfield Resident as Virtual Guest for President Biden’s Joint Address to Congress

Members of Congress traditionally invite a guest to attend presidential speeches to Congress. This year, due to COVID-19 safety precautions, U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) will host a virtual guest for President Biden’s Address to the Joint Session of Congress. Kristina Contreras Fox of Smithfield will watch Wednesday night’s address[Read More…]

by April 28, 2021

The Black Lives Matter RI PAC Issues Statement On Proposed Providence Budget

    Yesterday, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza announced his Fiscal Year 2022 Budget. This Budget includes spending an additional  $2.8 Millions of dollars on upwards of 50 new police officers while investing only a fraction of that amount in diversion programs for mental and behavioral health crises. In response to[Read More…]

by April 28, 2021

The Coalition On The Road – Wingin’ It Rhode Island: The Big Taste Test. Red. Bull. Wings!

We joined Mike Fleury, the Proprietor of Tomaselli’s Restaurant & Catering @ 693 Oaklawn Avenue in Cranston, to discuss their new concept: Wingin’ It Rhode Island! 11 Sauces .. Wings, Drummies, Tenders! And for the Vegan, Breaded Cauliflower Bites! 11 Sauces .. Buffalo .. BBQ .. Honey Mustard .. Pineapple[Read More…]

by April 28, 2021

FLASH! Twin River / Bally? Dealers Petition To Support Labor Union Decertification!

After a long contentious debate, marked by LIUNA Union Robocalls .. alleged intimidation, including Union Officials staking out employee entrances, minimal pay raises. alleged improper pension payments, and finally,  passing out highly inflammatory literature, Union Members have taken the next step in the decertification/participation in LIUNA Local 711. Having met[Read More…]

by April 26, 2021

Rally Against Solitary Confinement In Rhode Island: End The Abuses!

  Photo by Hédi Benyounes Legal experts, interfaith coalition leaders, formerly incarcerated organizers, public health advocates, and legislators are gathering on Tuesday, April 27th in support of the Restrictive Housing Act. Bills S0395 and H5740, sponsored by Senator Tiara Mack and Representative Grace Diaz, will end the abusive practices of[Read More…]

by April 23, 2021

Gubernatorial Candidate Munoz: A Call For Greater Accountability

On April 22, 2021, while standing on the steps of the Rhode Island State House, Dr. Luis Daniel Muñoz called for the need to strengthen accountability measures across all municipal police departments.  Dr. Muñoz stated, “We know that something has to change:  Rhode Island’s congressional delegation should call for an assessment[Read More…]

by April 23, 2021

Pawtucket Based Community United 4 Positive Change: The Conversations

On April 9, Communities United for Positive Change (CU4PC) issued a comprehensive report detailing the challenges faced by, and the resultant demands of the Pawtucket community relative to the City of Pawtucket’s Police Department.  Below are nearly 2 hours of conversation … a conversation still in progress … of community[Read More…]

by April 22, 2021

Katlyn Patton-Attorney FIRE Foundation For Individual Rights In Education Tackles Campus Free Speech

  Support The Coalition Radio Network? Consider A Purchase From Any Of Our Vendors From https://www.thefire.org/ “Freedom of speech is a fundamental American freedom and a human right, and there’s no place that this right should be more valued and protected than America’s colleges and universities. A university exists to[Read More…]

by April 22, 2021

Court Consent Judgement Strikes From The Books Cranston Anti-Panhandling Ordinance / Cranston Mayor Statement!

  In a major victory for the First Amendment and the rights of the poor that ends a four-year battle between the ACLU of RI and the City of Cranston, U.S. District Court Chief Judge William Smith today signed an order declaring the City’s anti-panhandling ordinance unconstitutional and barring the City[Read More…]

by April 20, 2021