Behind the Walls Committee Re-Launches BAIL ON 32 Campaign

The Behind the Walls Committee is reintroducing our BAIL ON 32 bill, which would offer those accused of a 32F probation violation a fair chance to defend themselves. Check out the video before, and learn more about the campaign here.

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Community Court Debt Fund On Pause

Thanks to our donors and Behind the Walls Committee members, we were able to raise and re-distribute over $19,000 this past year. Because we’ve effectively redistributed the funds we raised, we have to go on pause until we raise more! Buy a ticket to our 2/17 fundraiser party here – all proceeds will go to

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DARE Seeks Bids for Electrical and HVAC Work

Request for Proposals Replace Outdoor Flood Lighting & Insulation for Roof Compressors Scope of Work Bids are being requested for the repair or replacement of outdoor wiring and light fixtures for 9 floodlights on the outside of our single-story office building, as well as the proper insulation of cables for 4 heating and cooling unit

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Soul Food Dinner Fundraiser

Soul Food Dinner Fundraiser! Saturday, November 5th4-7 pm at DARE $15 per plate, which includes:Chicken or Pork, 2 sides and a dessert.Sides Options: potato salad, rice & beans, candied yams, green beans, or cabbage Reserve your plate now by calling Christopher at DARE(401) 351-6978 or by email at! Or pay that day!Stay and eat

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Know Your Rights Court Debt Clinics

Court practices and laws around court fees and restitution payments changed this summer. Many people are now eligible for reduction or expungement of court fees, and in select cases, the courts are no longer enforcing restitution payments. Stop by to learn more! We will NOT be wiping out debt, only distributing info and helping you

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Superman Won’t Save Us Action

1 in 3 Rhode Islanders can’t afford rent and 1,318 people are unhoused. If we don’t stand up to greedy developers and politicians, who will? Demand Housing for All on Tuesday, August 23rd at 6 pm at Burnside Park in Downtown Providence. Contact Terri Wright, DARE’s Tenant & Homeowner Association (THA) organizer, for more information:Email:

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