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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

    A race of people is like and individual man; until it uses its own talent, takes pride in its own history, expresses its own culture, affirms its own selfhood, it can never fulfill itself.


    Malcolm X

  • Today In History

    • In 1972 - U.S. Supreme Court ruled the five-four decision that the death penalty was cruel and unusual punishment which violated the Eighth Amendment
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