MIke Araujo is the Executive Director of RI Jobs With Justice.
By Mike Araujo on June 21, 2017
Tuesday night, the House Finance Committee passed a bill (H-6213A) that seeks to expand the denial of vehicle registration to individuals who may have outstanding unpaid interest or penalties on fines owed to a city or town, rather than only revoking it for the amount of the fines themselves owed to the municipality. Legislation like […]
By Mike Araujo on May 21, 2017
The rush to criminalize and punish has led to a draconian culture. There is an irrevocable nature to our penal system that has created a class of people that are marked, stigmatized, and isolated. We cannot propose on the one hand that all mistakes are permanent, and on the other hand we cannot live with […]
By Mike Araujo on June 23, 2016
“While more work needs to be done to address the growing problem of wage theft, this bill provides an important tool for Rhode Island workers,” says Robert McCreanor, executive director of the Rhode Island Center for Justice.
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By Mike Araujo on February 24, 2016
WHERE: RHODE ISLAND STATEHOUSE ROOM 201 LABOR COMMITTEE
WHEN: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 25, AT 3:30PM.
WHY: We need your SOLIDARITY, your PRESENCE, and YOUR VOICE in support of these two extremely worthy bills.
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By Mike Araujo on December 5, 2014
I have devoted much of my life to the labor movement, I believe that poor and working people have all the capacity and intelligence to run their own lives. I also believe that democracy needs everybody and should extend into economic life. I believe that anti-racism, anti-sexism, anti-gender bias, are core values of labor. I […]