Established in 2002, the Rhode Island Young Professionals (RIYP) is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization dedicated to the betterment of our members and the communities in which we live, work and serve. We actively work to provide our members with exclusive networking activities, workshops, and resources that foster their personal and professional development, while at the same time developing and implementing services, programs and projects to empower and enrich Rhode Island's communities.

  • To Inspire You

    That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

  • Today In History

    • In 1914 - U.S. signed treaty of commerce with Ethiopia.
    • In 1890 - George Dixon, born in Africville, (Halifax), Nova Scotia becomes the first Black to hold a WORLD title in boxing. George beat Nunc Wallace in the Pelican Club in England & recieved $4,250.00
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