Access Rhode Island TV Show
Throughout the year, the Institute sits down with community partners and thought leaders to discuss timely issues that impact low- and modest-income Rhode Islanders. View the archive of shows, below.
Rachel Flum, Senior Policy Analyst, talks to Leslie Gell of Ready to Learn and Chas Walker of SEIU about the child care industry and its importance to Rhode Island working families, children, and the state's economy.
Business Lunch with Frank Colletta, February 6, 2013
The Economic Progress Institute's Executive Director, Kate Brewster, speaks to Andrew Schiff, CEO of the RI Community Food Bank, about the status of hunger in Rhode Island.
The Economic Progress Institute's Executive Director, Kate Brewster, speaks to Sandra Powell, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Human Services.
June 2012: Child Support Enforcement
Rachel Flum, policy analyst with The Economic Progress Institute talks about child support with Sharon Santilli, Director of the Office of Child Support Services and Courtney Johnson, Case Manager at Children's Friend & Service.
May 2012: Investments in Workforce Development
Executive Director Kate Brewster interviews Rick Brooks, Executive Director of the Governor's Workforce Board for this weeks edition of Access RI.
March 2012: Housing and Foreclosure Discussion
Kate sits down with Brenda Clement of the Housing Action Coalition, to discuss the most pressing housing issues facing the Ocean State.