Marijuana Justice

Rhode Island needs equitable cannabis legislation that delivers racial and economic justice to those most harmed by the drug war by prioritizing automatic expungement of prior marijuana offenses and local cooperatively-owned dispensaries so that working-class people, particularly people of color, benefit economically.

Read more in this Providence Journal op-ed by Reclaim activists Kinverly Dicupe and Tyler Brown.

Marijuana Justice Lit Drop: Sunday, March 7 at 1pm, Mickey Stevens Sports Complex, 957 Sandy Lane, Warwick RI

Past Campaigns

2020: No Cuts Justice Budget

As we receive news of a Biden presidency and a progressive wave in Rhode Island, Governor Raimondo and the statehouse leadership have continued to say that “everything is on the table” for Rhode Island budget cuts. Governor Raimondo and Department of Administration Director Brett Smiley have even cut funding to cities and towns by 50%.

Can you write an email to your state reps, Raimondo, and Smiley demanding that they stop cuts to social services, and commit to taxing the rich?

Click here to start. Our Action Network system will automatically pair you with your representatives.

We need to make our message clear: the cost of a pandemic cannot fall on the most vulnerable Rhode Islanders. Instead, we need to tax those who can afford it, and make sure that everyone has what they need to thrive.