Educating Citizens. Building Communities

Brown University • Bryant University • Community College of Rhode Island • Johnson and Wales University • New England Institute of Technology • Providence College • Rhode Island College • Rhode Island School of Design • Roger Williams University • Salve Regina University • University of Rhode Island


A full-time, 12-month national service program, that places VISTAs at institutions of higher education and core urban schools to address the pressing issues facing low-income communities throughout the state.

Civic Engage-
ment Network

Convenes and provides resources to civic engagement professionals at our member campuses to collaborate on projects, share resources, gain new knowledge, and enhance the collective impact of community engagement efforts in RI.

for Success

Leverages the educational assets of Rhode Island's institutions of higher education to enhance PK-16 school-based partnerships that prepare students to realize their own goals in higher education, careers, and active citizenship.


An annual competitive award program for college faculty at our member campuses who are committed to developing and enhancing community and civic engagement through their teaching, research, and service.


Fostering college students as active citizens through multiple student engagement programs and initiatives, including the annual RI Student Service Summit, the Newman Civic Fellows program, and Raise Your Voice mini-grants.