Puerto Rican Professional Association of Rhode Island


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“After my mother died, I wondered how I’d preserve our Puerto Rican culture; how I’d keep our traditions alive. PRPARI allows me to honor my mom and my birthplace.”

Belen Florez.

Upcoming Events

Jul 21, 5:00 PM Rhode Island State House, 82 Smith St, Providence, RI 02903, USA

A free event to commemorate the Puerto Rican Constitution and provide much needed financial scholarships to youth entering college in the fall. Un evento gratuito conmemorando la constitución de Puerto Rico y dándole becas financieras a estudiantes entrando la Universidad en el otoño.

Puerto Rican BayFest Jul 24, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT India Point Park, 225 India St, Providence, RI 02903, USA

The Puerto Rican festival returns summer of 2022! El festival Puerto Riqueño regresa el verano del 2022.


Your financial contribution is invaluable to us!  We are a network of volunteer professionals who empower local and migrant Puerto Ricans by fostering educational, career, financial, cultural, and social opportunities.  Please consider making a donation to support our mission!

Proyecto Siembra

The PRPARI Youth Scholarship is a one-time financial assistance award. The award:

Become a Member

At PRPARI, members strengthen the association and our Rhode Island communities with their diverse expertise and backgrounds.  Membership fees are not required.  

The association is comprised of loyal, prolific, bilingual professionals who demonstrate commitment to the association’s goals and initiatives.   Members are proud to join efforts for the benefit of local and migrant Puerto Ricans, and for the benefit of our communities in the State of Rhode Island.