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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

    The power of the white world is threatened whenever a black man refuses to accept the white world's definitions


    James Baldwin

  • Today In History

    • In 1868 - 14th Amendment validates citizenship for African Americans
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