Topic: Homelessness

The Providence Police Department arrested and charged four male teenagers with manslaughter and conspiracy in the death of Delacruz.

Metro, News

Advocates for people experiencing homelessness react to homicide

January 28, 2020 0 comments

The Providence Police Department has arrested and charged four male teenagers with manslaughter and conspiracy in the August 2019 death of Manuel Delacruz, a 50-year-old man who was homeless at the time of his assault.

HOPE hosts first annual summit

News, University News

HOPE hosts first annual summit

February 25, 2018 0 comments

More than 100 students gathered at the University this weekend for the first annual Summit on Homelessness and Poverty.

Op-eds, Opinions

Pichardo ’20: Do you know where the homeless people are?

December 7, 2017 0 comments

Last week, the streets of Providence were especially empty.

Housing Opportunities for People Everywhere, an advocacy and outreach group, redesigned the Government Relations Survey to focus on more concrete legislative actions to help homeless individuals.

Metro, News

HOPE membership, influence grows in Rhode Island

November 27, 2017 0 comments

Loud conversation and the smell of meatloaf baking filled the entryway of All Saints Memorial Church in downtown Providence Nov. 14.

HOPE canvasses for affordable housing bond


HOPE canvasses for affordable housing bond

November 4, 2016 1 comment

Housing Opportunities for People Everywhere is currently canvassing for the $50 million Housing Opportunity Bond initiative.

Arts & Culture

HOPE brings student groups to stage for fundraiser

October 11, 2016 0 comments

Housing Opportunities for People Everywhere hosted “Change for Change,” a fundraiser featuring student performances and speeches by RIKAP.

ANTH 1310 takes a two pronged approach to the issue of homeless, discussing policy during its weekly meetings, and supplementing the classroom experience with community service work in downtown Providence.

University News

Anthropology course pushes students to serve community

March 14, 2016 3 comments

Each week, students taking the class ANTH 1301: “Anthropology of Homelessness”. complete coursework one might expect from a typical anthropology class.

Metro, Web Features

Providence crime statistics reveal fall semester patterns

February 10, 2016 0 comments

Providence saw 5,889 crimes in total during the University’s fall semester, from Sept. 10 to Dec. 22.


Bill proposes support for homeless

April 4, 2013 0 comments

A ‘Wizard of Oz’-themed rally asked that the state allocate $3 million to implement the legislation.


R.I. Senate considers bill to assist homeless veterans

March 14, 2013 7 comments

The joint resolution would fund housing for up to half of the state’s homeless veterans.