Civil Rights & Immigration Legislative Agenda Introduced

RIFuture has coverage of the legislative package that we unveiled at the Assembly today:

Rep. Grace Diaz, Sen. Juan Pichardo, Sen. Charles Levesque, Rep. David Segal, and Rep. Joe Almeida will join Immigrants United at a news conference to unveil the Campaign for Fairness, Respect and Civil Rights – a legislative platform that promotes racial and economic equality for every Rhode Islander.

The platform consists of 10 bills that promote community safety, civil rights and economic opportunity and strength. Attendees will include the International Institute of Rhode Island, the American Friends Service Committee; Comite de Inmigrantes en Accion; English for Action; Fuerza Laboral; Immigrant Students in Action; RI Jobs with Justice; Ocean State Action; Olneyville Neighborhood Association; Progreso Latino; R.I. Affiliate, ACLU and the R.I. Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

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