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.
This report that examines the inequities and barriers Rhode Island Latinos have faced prior and during the COVID-19 pandemic, providing recommendations for improving the continued response across the state.
Community Statement on Equitably Reopening RI Schools
We are proud to partner with PARENTS LEADING FOR EDUCATIONAL EQUITY (PLEE),ALLIANCE OF RI SOUTHEAST ASIANS FOR EDUCATION (ARISE), CENTER FOR YOUTH & COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP IN EDUCATION (CYCLE), EQUITY INSTITUTE, RHODE ISLAND CENTER FOR JUSTICE, YOUTH IN ACTION to develop the best possible response for reopening schools this year.
Press Release: Latino Impact Plan
Latino Policy Institute Director Marcela Betancur today joined Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea, Central Falls City Councilwoman Maria Rivera and other Rhode Island Latino elected leaders board to announce the release of the Latino Impact Plan.