Americans Helping Others ProspEr (AHOPE) is a volunteer based, 501c3, nonprofit organization that was established to assist needy individuals and families in Rhode Island requiring help to transition to permanent housing. Primarily, our work has focused on assisting new refugees coming to Rhode Island with little to their name.
We are an alliance of grassroots organizations, providing community support in Rhode Island and southern New England for victims of hate crimes and state-sponsored violence.
Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island works to empower refugees and immigrants in the community by providing vital programs and services for legal aid and representation for citizenship and immigration, refugee resettlement, education, and more to help the people it serves to thrive and be successful.
Progreso Latino’s mission is to help Rhode Island’s Latino and immigrant communities to achieve greater self-sufficiency and socio-economic progress by providing transformational programs that support personal growth and social change.
PrYSM organizes at the intersections of race, class, gender, and sexual orientation by centering youth, female, queer, and people of color leadership in our campaigns, our organization, and our communities. PrYSM mobilizes queer Southeast Asian youth, families, and allies to build grassroots power and organize collectively for social justice.
The Refugee Dream Center is a post resettlement refugee agency. It offers services targeting gaps within the refugee community by ensuring continuation of services in their efforts towards self-sufficiency and integration.
Honoring, interpreting, and sharing Rhode Island’s past to enrich the present and inspire the future.
Rhode Island’s only indigenous museum dedicated to sharing our culture, arts and history from a first person perspective. Tomaquag Museum features an extensive collection and archive that focuses on tribal communities of southern New England.
For people that want to learn more about immigration
Fact sheet from American Immigration Council.
The nonpartisan Migration Policy Institute seeks to improve immigration and integration policies through authoritative research and analysis, opportunities for learning and dialogue, and the development of new ideas to address complex policy questions.
To educate the public about the history and culture of New Bedford’s commercial fishing industry by engaging them in authentic experiences, to document that culture and history for future generations, and to honor and support the men and women who make their living from the sea.
Providence Public Library (PPL) is a 145-year-old nonprofit corporation providing free public library services through its rich and historic physical and digital collections, extensive information resources, thought-provoking exhibitions, impactful educational programs, and expert staff.
We promote, encourage and preserve the art, history, heritage and cultures of the Spanish-speaking people of Rhode Island.