Local organizations to know about and support
SAGE ri – Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual and Transgender Elders
A leader in identifying, addressing and bringing attention to issues related to aging among members of the LGBT community.
PARL – Providence Animal Rescue League
Provide for the rescue and relief of suffering and homeless animals, and to perform charitable or benevolent acts for the welfare of animals.
RIOT ri – RIOT
A volunteer-based non-profit using music creation, critical thinking and collaborative relationships to foster collective empowerment and the development of healthy identities in girls, women, trans, and gender-expansive youth and adults.
OSA – Ocean State Advocacy
Mutual Aid & Community Support for sex workers, and people who use drugs in Rhode Island.
DARE – Direct ACTION FOR RIGHTS AND EQUALITY
Organizing low-income families in communities of color for social, economic, and political justice since 1986.
NUA – New Urban Arts
A nationally-recognized community arts studio for high school students and emerging artists providing free mentorships encouraging self-directed learning.
Educating the public and promoting thoughtful dialogue regarding Indigenous history, culture, arts, and Mother Earth and connecting to Native issues of today.
YPIri – Youth Pride, Inc.
The only nonprofit in Rhode Island specifically dedicated to meet the needs of LGBTQIA+ Youth 23 and under.
15 Minute Field Trips
Empowering youth for environmental advocacy through art and community action
Sista Fire ri – Sista Fire
Co-creating a network of women of color and non-binary people of color to build our collective power for social, economic and political transformation.
CAPP – Community Action Partnership of Providence county
Working to minimize poverty while empowering members of the community to be self-sufficient.