Post Tagged with: "ACI"

ORGANIZATIONS CALL FOR HALT TO ACI LOCKDOWNS TO ALLOW CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS TO ENJOY “OFFICERS WEEK” CELEBRATION

  The ACLU of RI and the RI Center for Justice have sent a letter to RIDOC Director Patricia Coyne-Fague over plans for a multi-day lockdown of ACI prisoners so that correctional officers can partake in “National Correctional Officers’ Week” events, including a cookout with golf and volleyball elsewhere in Cranston and[Read More…]

by September 11, 2021

RI Sen Sam Bell Calls For Corrections Chief To Resign: “Gina Raimondo Has Blood On Her Hands”

Breaking! Attending a demonstration held by the Decarcerate NOW Coalition, protesting living conditions and civil rights violations at Rhode Island prisons, influential State Senator Sam Bell called for, among other demands, the immediate resignation of Patricia A. Coyne-Fague, Esq. “There is blood on the hands of Patricia A. Coyne-Fague, there[Read More…]

by April 10, 2021

Grieving Mother Of Inmate Who Died From As Yet Unexplained Circumstances Holds Press Conference

Marie Franco, Mother of  Jose Franco, held a press conference alongside her lawyer, David Strachman, and community organizers from the RI COVID Response: Decarcerate NOW Coalition, outside the Rhode Island ACI Medium Security Prison Marie’s son, Jose, unexpectedly passed in RIDOC custody nearly a month ago. He was found dead[Read More…]

by March 7, 2021

FAMILY OF JOSE FRANCO, FORMERLY INCARCERATED PEOPLE AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS CONDUCT A CAR RALLY IN HIS MEMORY, DEMANDING ANSWERS

  Formerly incarcerated people, families of incarcerated people, and accomplices are rallying in cars circling the ACI facilities on Sunday, 2/28, 3 PM in solidarity with the family of Jose Franco.  (Meeting Point: Rhode Island RMV 600 New London Avenue Cranston RI) Jose died in RIDOC custody on 2/9. His[Read More…]

by February 27, 2021

Formerly Incarcerated People & Community Members Conduct Car Rally In Memory Of Jose Franco, Who Died In RIDOC Custody

  The Decarcerate NOW Coalition, which is made up of directly impacted community members and organizations including: Direct Action for Rights and Equality (DARE), the Formerly Incarcerated Union of RI (FIURI), Black and Pink Providence, and Never Again Action Rhode Island, conducted a Protest/Car Rally at The Adult Correctional Institute[Read More…]

by February 22, 2021

FORMERLY INCARCERATED COMMUNITY MEMBERS, LOVED ONES, AND ALLIES RALLY AT THE ACI FOR THE RELEASE OF INCARCERATED INDIVIDUALS DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

At 3pm on Sunday, January 31st, Rhode Islanders concerned for the wellbeing of those incarcerated in the state’s carceral facilities circled the premises of the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) in a car rally. Drivers taped posters to their windows in protest of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections’ (RIDOC) mishandling[Read More…]

by February 1, 2021

FORMERLY INCARCERATED PEOPLE AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS CONDUCT A CAR RALLY DEMANDING AN IMMEDIATE RESPONSE TO THE COVID OUTBREAK IN RI PRISONS 

What: A car rally to demand immediate action from the Governor’s office, DOC, DOH and the AG on the COVID outbreak in the ACI. When: Friday, December 18th at 12:30 pm, during the Governor’s press conference Where: Circling Rhode Island State House Formerly incarcerated people, families of incarcerated people, and[Read More…]

by December 18, 2020