If you weren’t able to attend our October celebration, tune into “Rights of a Free People” throughout December to watch Ms. Smith and RI Coalition for the Homeless executive director Jim Ryczek discuss their work and accept their awards.
Imagine living in an automotive utopia where all cars are as pristine as they were the day they are driven off the lot. Outside, each car has a nearly perfect paint job. Inside, the coffee stains are barely noticeable and the seams aren’t frayed. Even better, everything works as it should. We all know this is far from reality, but when Rhode Island car owners receive their tax bills they are told it is.
From redistricting and affirmative action to juvenile life without parole and abortion restrictions, ACLU of RI volunteer attorney Dick Sinapi and ACLU of RI policy associate Hillary Davis offer insight and analysis on this month’s episode of Rights of a Free People.
Posted: Nov 02, 2015
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Racial disparities plague public life. Rhode Islanders experience them as early as elementary school and they persist throughout life. As policy makers and state officials discuss how these racial disparities can be addressed in Rhode Island, they must consider a number of bills that will make Rhode Island a better and more equal place for all its residents.