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The History of Political Empowerment in Rhode Island


Rhode Island has seen a rising Latino political tide. In 2015 the state elected its first Latina to a statewide office, its second Latino Providence mayor, and its first Latina City Councilwoman in Pawtucket.


Foto Historias • Digital Stories


In 2015 RI Latino Arts, the parent organization of Nuestras Raíces, received funding from the ADD Fund of the Rhode Island Foundation to create digital stories based on the Latino history project.

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