"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
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!
The PRPARI Youth Scholarship is a one-time financial assistance award.
recognizes academic achievement,
supports further education,
promotes community, cultural and civic engagement,
fosters 21st Century Skills,
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.