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.

PARLProvidence 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.

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.

OSAOcean State Advocacy
Mutual Aid & Community Support for sex workers, and people who use drugs in Rhode Island.

Organizing low-income families in communities of color for social, economic, and political justice since 1986.

NUANew Urban Arts
A nationally-recognized community arts studio for high school students and emerging artists providing free mentorships encouraging self-directed learning.

Tomaquag Museum
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 riSista 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. 

CAPPCommunity Action Partnership of Providence county
Working to minimize poverty while empowering members of the community to be self-sufficient.