Who We Are
ACCESS/RI is a broad-based, non-profit freedom of information coalition dedicated to improving citizen access to the records and processes of government in Rhode Island. Founded in 1996, ACCESS/RI is affiliated with the A. Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions at Brown University, and is a member of the National Freedom of Information Coalition (NFOIC). Through continuing programming, research and advocacy, ACCESS/RI strives to keep the “right to know” at the top of the public-policy agenda. This Web site is offered as a public service.
To see our latest research, go to FOI Audits.
Board and Members
President - Linda Lotridge Levin, University of Rhode Island, retired
Steven Brown, Rhode Island Affiliate, ACLU
Justin Silverman, New England First Amendment Coalition
Jane Koster, League of Women Voters of Rhode Island
Linda Lotridge Levin, University of Rhode Island, retired
John Marion, Common Cause Rhode Island
John Pantalone, Department of Journalism, University of Rhode Island