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Puerto Rican Professional Association of  Rhode Island

Our Goal, Vision & Commitment

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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
Via Zoom (link provided upon registration)
Oct 17, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Via Zoom (link provided upon registration)
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
Chinchorreando con PRPARI
Sun, Sep 20
Sep 20, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Walmart, 51 Silver Spring St, Providence, RI 02904, USA
COVID-19 has severely impacted Puerto Rican businesses in RI. PRPARI is hosting a chinchorreo to highlight the culinary talents we have in RI and bring much needed support to our local boricuas.


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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