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RI Coastal Access

"Our Mission is to cultivate public awareness and foster civic engagement for the preservation of Rhode Island's coastline and our state constitutional rights to shoreline access. By creating a grassroots network of individuals, organizations, agencies, businesses, and lawmakers engaged in education, advocacy, and policy making, we may better protect Rhode Island’s coastal environment, and preserve equitable public access for current and future generations.""

From the website, July 1, 2023

Climate Crisis Campaign

"We call upon the Rhode Island government to take immediate action to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions by phasing out fossil fuels, create a just and equitable transition to a sustainable economy, and invest in adaptation and resilience to protect the people and places we love."

From the website, January 19, 2022


'ACCESS/RI is a broad-based, non-profit freedom of information coalition dedicated to improving citizen access to the records and processes of government in Rhode Island. Founded in 1996, ACCESS/RI is affiliated with the A. Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions at Brown University, and is a member of the National Freedom of Information Coalition (NFOIC). Through continuing programming, research and advocacy, ACCESS/RI strives to keep the “right to know” at the top of the public-policy agenda. This Web site is offered as a public service."

Providence Racial and Environmental Justice Committee

"[T]he Racial and Environmental Justice Committee (REJC) [is] made up of people of color representing frontline communities in the City. The work began with anti-racism trainings, which presented a racial equity analysis for City and community members. The REJC then assessed the needs and priorities of community members and researched best practices for equitable sustainable community development."

From the 2017 report, January 14, 2019.

Rhode Islanders for Reform

"We are a coalition of citizens calling for legislative rules reform and a return to representative democracy. We demand legislative oversight and rules changes to put a check on the Speaker of the House and ensure that every representative’s voice, and hence their constituents' voices, are heard. "

From the website, Jan 7, 2019




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