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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, Vice-President and Founding M

Upcoming Events

Suicide Prevention Conference
Sat, Oct 17
Oct 17, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Boscov's, 6 Providence Pl, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Parrandon Navideño
Sat, Dec 12
Portuguese Social Club
Dec 12, 7:00 PM – 11:45 PM
Portuguese Social Club, 131 School St, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
Commemoration of Puerto Rican Constitution & Scholarship Awards
Thu, Jul 23
Rhode Island State House - Library
Jul 23, 5:00 PM
Rhode Island State House - Library, 82 Smith St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Puerto Rican BayFest
Sun, Jul 26
India Point Park
Jul 26, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
India Point Park, 225 India St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
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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:

  • recognizes academic achievement,

  • supports further education,

  • promotes community, cultural and civic engagement, 

  • fosters 21st Century Skills,

  • validates bilingualism, 

  • celebrates Puerto Rican cultural diversity, and 

  • acknowledges the contributions of Puerto Rican American youth in the schools and communities of the State of Rhode Island.

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.

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Contact Us

Tel. 401-228-7855

PO Box 563

Providence, RI 02940


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