Ocean State Action

Ocean State Action ‘Rock The Boat’ Party

Kate Brock, Executive Director of Ocean State Action, invites you to become part of the solution this Friday. Join us next Friday at the East Providence Yacht Club for the progressive party of the year and support our work making Rhode Island a more fair, just and equitable place to live. Come for the great […]

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East Side Community Meeting Tuesday

From Ocean State Action, Do you want to see progressive change in your community? Are you frustrated by the General Assembly’s conservative agenda in Rhode Island? Join progressive champion Representative Edith H. Ajello (Democrat – District 3) and like-minded neighbors at the Brown Career Development Center to discuss the status of progressive politics in our

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Rally Against JPMorgan Chase

Emily Mellor of Ocean State Action explains the role this financial monster continues to play in the destruction of our economy having already accepted $25 billion in the bailout, To this day, JPMorgan Chase continues to repackage mortgage-backed securities still on their books, all the while foreclosing on those affected by the havoc they wreaked.

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Rally Downtown — Unemployment Benefits

Word just in from Ocean State Action. Jobs or Income NOW! Rally to Stop Cutoff of Unemployment Payments. Join us on Wednesday, July 7, at 4pm for a rally at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Kennedy Plaza calling on Congress to deliver federal extensions to the unemployed and COBRA benefits to Rhode Island! Partisan

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Sunday@3: Not So Fast, Mr. Moneybags!

James Kwak, contributor to the “Baseline Scenario” blog and author of the nationally acclaimed new book “13 Bankers” will be giving a talk and signing his book on the East Side this Sunday. Bill Moyers says of this book, “If the wads of money you’ve stuffed into your mattress for safekeeping don’t keep you up

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Wanted: By The American People

Providence College grad Karen Ignagni is the subject of this subtle approach of bringing back good old insurance industry vilification. If it ain’t broke… from Ocean State Action: When Big Insurance CEOs return to Washington on Tuesday to plan how to warp health care reform to pad their profit margins, we’re going to be ready

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Nut UP, Democrats

Director of Ocean State Action, Peter Asen, brings this to our attention. Director Ron Howard and the Funny or Die people have brought together the old SNL crew of presidential impersonators to bring attention to some urgently needed legislation. Hollywood isn’t generally known for precisely timed or well-defined campaigns aimed at specific legislative language as

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Ocean State Action Fundraiser — Stepping Out

Shake your booty, open your wallet. Peter Asen of Ocean State Action invites extroverts, uninhibited dancers, and orthodox thinkers to the Fifth Annual Rock the Boat for Justice Dance Party. The party starts at 7pm at Rosinha’s Restaurant in the Hope Artiste Village with dancing until 11pm. Go here to purchase tickets in advance ($25,

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