Executive Director Search

Stepping Back Read Rachel’s announcement of her stepping back as executive director and transitioning to a Senior Policy Analyst role at the Institute. Dear Friend, I’m writing to share some big news. Following five years as Executive Director, I have decided to take a step back from leadership of the Institute. I am grateful to have had the privilege of …

Get Involved with The Institute

&nbsp &nbsp Advocacy requires many voices. If you are looking for ways to help ensure economic progress for all Rhode Islanders, here are some opportunities that will allow you to make a difference. Campaigns to Get InvolvedThe Institute is working in coalition with different community partners on issues that affect low- and moderate-income Rhode Islanders. Check out our active campaigns …

Funders and Partners

Financial support for The Economic Progress Institute comes from foundations, corporations, and individuals who care about social change and economic justice.  Our sincere thanks to our individual and corporate donors, and our philanthropic partners which include: The Rhode Island Foundation The Stoneman Family Foundation The Carter Family Charitable Trust The Annie E. Casey Foundation United Way of Rhode Island Robert …

Rising Tide Society

Countless Rhode Islanders work hard every day yet still struggle to make ends meet. Low wages and the high cost of living force too many working families to make choices between housing, heat, food and health care. At the same time, choices are being made at the State House that profoundly affect families and communities – choices about investing in …