Help students have a voice—in any language

Hi, my name is Omairys—Omi for short. I'm a junior at Mount Pleasant High School, and last Thursday I shared my story at the Rhode Island Funding Formula Review meeting to urge the Governor's Working Group to properly fund English Language Learners (ELL) like me. Will you join me in asking...

Meet Yanine!

It takes guts to do the behind the scenes work of supporting PSU, but in a world where PSUers rock, one fearless student had the courage to step up and become an intern for PSU. They work hand in hand with the cool Paul, Sabine, and Zack to make...

PSU during the summer is pretty awesome

Where can you build community with other students from all the schools across your city, talk about racism, sexism and the other ways in which communities are oppressed, and also find out ways that communities can make change? At the PSU Summer Freedom School we did just that. About 100...

Victory! City to expand bus passes

Holy cow. We just got the news that our #KeepYourPromise campaign is ending in the most wonderful way! Mayor Jorge Elorza and the Providence City Council have worked together to find the additional funding necessary to reduce the student walking distance down to two miles. Providence Student Union provided the media...

PSU to City Council: “We need bus passes!”

Last night, three Providence Student Union delegates took to the Providence City Council to share their thoughts on the proposed Providence budget. Their concern? The budget continues to exclude additional funding—as promised by the Mayor during his campaign—for approximately 1000 students to receive bus passes to school. Brendan stressed the...

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