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Join RIYP!

Our membership is comprised of diverse young professionals who have a drive to not only develop themselves both personally and professionally, but also have the passion to serve and give back to the Rhode Island communities in which they work and live. We look forward to your participation in continuing our efforts to make a difference in Rhode Island.

One of the most valuable of aspects membership is that you have the power to make this organization what you want it to be. We foster an open environment that allows you to apply your ideas, knowledge, and experience to create real benefits for yourself and the community.

Member Benefits

  • Networking to develop strategic relationships
  • Exclusive training & development workshops
  • Gain practical experience in running a non-profit, which are many of the same skills needed to be an effective corporate leader, and successful for-profit business owner.
  • Take on various fun tasks that you may not be able to do in your professional life, without the pressure and consequences that are often found in a traditional work environment
  • Book clubs & social events while building friendships
  • Make an postive impact on the community with others

Joining is Easy

You can download the application and fill it out then email it to membership@riyp.org or print it and bring it to our next meeting or event. You can also join by completing our online membership form, which will allow you to pay your membership dues through Paypal.

You can also bring your payment to our next meeting or event. Please make checks payable to the “Urban League of Rhode Island”.

We also encourage any and all potential members to visit us during our general body meetings to meet our members while learning about us. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 6PM. Please check our Facebook page (click on the social media icon above) to stay updated for locations as we have meetings and events through Rhode Island.

Today In History

  • In 1944 - First African American women complete Navy WAVE's officer training

To Inspire You

A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.

A Phillip Randolph

Upcoming Events

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