Stimulating Public Policy
The Latino Policy Institute (LPI) at Roger Williams University seeks to stimulate public policy discourse by objectively examining and communicating the evolving Latino experience in Rhode Island.
Host Dr. Kiara Butler sits down with Executive Director of the Economic Progress Institute, Weayonnoh Nelson-Davies, and Executive Director at the Latino Policy Institute, Marcela Betancur, to talk about the economic disparity affecting communities of color in Rhode Island.
Executive Director of the Latino Policy Institute, Marcela Betancur and Jennifer Gaviria, Co-Founder of Latino Mental Health Network of RI, join the Rhode to Health podcast to discuss longstanding challenges impacting the Latino community.
Governor Dan McKee is expected to sign a bill that makes Rhode Island the 18th state to allow people to apply for a driver’s license regardless of their immigration status.