DSW and Allies Gear Up for Legislative Session in Rhode Island

DSW grantee COYOTE-RI (Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics) hosted a coalition meeting with human-rights activists in Providence, RI. DSW’s Melissa Broudo met with local organizations that are working to improve the lives of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable communities. The coalition outlined a strategy for the upcoming state legislative session. DSW and allies are proposing…Continue reading DSW and Allies Gear Up for Legislative Session in Rhode Island

RI Legislators Hear From Experts On Impact of Prostitution Laws

COYOTE Rhode Island www.COYOTERI.org Contact Bella Robinson, Executive Director Bella@coyoteri.org (401) 525-8757  (cell) Providence, RI April 30, 2019 RI Legislators Hear From Experts On Impact of Prostitution Laws The Rhode Island legislature is considering a bill (HB 5354) sponsored by Chairwoman Anastasia Williams to create a special study commission to review the health and safety…Continue reading RI Legislators Hear From Experts On Impact of Prostitution Laws

Critics of Criminal Prostitution Laws Urge Changes at R.I. House Hearing

Critics of Criminal Prostitution Laws Urge Changes at R.I. House Hearing (Providence Journal, April 30, 2019) According to Rob Kampia, political director for [Decriminalize Sex Work …], New Hampshire is also considering a legislative study commission of decriminalization, but no state has created one yet. Hawaii has actual bills to amend their prostitution law, he said,…Continue reading Critics of Criminal Prostitution Laws Urge Changes at R.I. House Hearing