Rhode Island Lawyers for the Public Interest

Our Community Partners

The George Wiley Center

The George Wiley Center is a statewide group actively committed to local community organizing for the purpose of creating social and economic justice through changes in public policy.

The Pro Bono Collaborative (PBC)

The PBC at Roger Williams University School of Law forges partnerships between law firms, RWU law students and community-based organizations that need pro bono legal services for their organization and/or their clients.  The PBC identifies unmet legal needs and creates pro bono projects that address those needs.

Community Action Partnership of Providence (CAPP)

CAPP, working in partnership with the community, provides culturally competent supportive services and programs to Providence residents in need, to promote their achievement of economic self-sufficiency.

Fuerza Laboral

The mission of Fuerza Laboral is to develop leaders to confront social injustice. As workers themselves are on the front lines of the injustices they face, they are experts on this injustice and are the best equipped to solve their problems with powerful and creative actions that obtain concrete results.

Direct Action for Rights and Equality (DARE)

DARE works to empower community members in Providence's south side to organize and advocate for their interests in social, political and economic justice. Their current campaigns are focused on ending longterm unemployment, prison reform and tenants' rights.

Rhode Island Jobs with Justice (JwJ)

RI JwJ organizes and supports workers in Rhode Island, bringing working people from different communities together to fight for systemic change at a larger scale. RI JwJ mobilizes in solidarity with workers, working class and poor people, taking action for justice.