In 2001, two things happened to me: I broke my back and I became a mom. With both those experiences, I learned how workplace policies don’t always work for everyone. So, I started organizing. In 2012, I ran for the Senate in order to make paid leave a reality in Rhode Island. It’s been my honor to serve Providence’s East Side/Fox Point community ever since. With your support, I’ve been at the statehouse tackling some of our most complex issues: health care, gun safety, reproductive rights, voting access, and economic security for all.
We’re in this together,