Post Tagged with: "Black Lives Matter"

BLM RI PAC Responds to Several Solitary Confinement Related Deaths at the ACI

Note:  Stop The Suicides, Reform Solitary Confinement! Rally Outside the Statehouse at 2:45 PM, Tuesday May 9th Will Be Held By The Reform Solitary Confinement Coalition From The BLM RI PAC: The recent and tragic deaths of several prisoners at the Rhode Island Adult Correctional Institutions have highlighted the need[Read More…]

by May 8, 2023

BLM RI PAC Issues Statements On Officer Lugo Reinstatment / Providence Budget / Calls for Friday LEOBOR Repeal Rally

BLM RI PAC Statements Following The Decision of Jeann Lugo’s LEOBoR Hearing   Today, Jeann Lugo, a Providence Police officer and former candidate for RI Senate District 29, received a 10-day suspension following his LEOBoR hearing concerning an altercation at an abortion rights rally at the State House on June[Read More…]

by April 27, 2023

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


Below is a statement from the ACLU of RI on the imposition of curfews this evening by the cities of Cranston, Providence and Warwick. We believe they are extraordinary, unnecessary, and, ironically, likely to lead to discriminatory enforcement by police.   “The imposition of blanket curfews within three cities in[Read More…]

by June 2, 2020