Groups and Organizations who have used the Annex
Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence
The Institute's mission is to teach, by word and example, the principles and practices of nonviolence, and to foster a community that addresses potentially violent situations with nonviolent solutions. We work to build Dr. King’s ideal of the nonviolent Beloved Community.
Rhode Island Campus Compact
Rhode Island Campus Compact is a coalition of colleges and universities dedicated to promoting community service, civic engagement, service-learning, and community-campus partnerships in higher education.
Providence Neighborhood Planting Program
The Providence Neighborhood Planting Program (PNPP) is a street tree planting partnership of the Mary Elizabeth Sharpe Street Tree Endowment, the City of Providence and the residents of Providence.
Young Voices is a Rhode Island-based non-profit organization that transforms urban youth into powerful advocates, who partner with our State’s major leaders to create systemic reform and policy change that improve the lives of thousands of youth across the state.
Smith Hill YouthRAP
YouthRAP (Youth Resident Activities Program) is a program offered to youth living in the Renaissance II, Smith Hill Visions and Smith Hill Visions II Housing Developments in the Smith Hill neighborhood of Providence, RI. Through the program, the youth are able to go on field trips all over New England, receive homework help, and participate in after school and weekend activities. YouthPAP strives to create a program that is interesting, fun, and educational.
National Association on Mental Illness
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need.
English for Action
English for Action's (EFA) mission is to create opportunities for the self-empowerment of immigrant families in Rhode Island. Through participatory English language, childcare, and other educational programs, we link language learning, leadership development and community-building. We use innovative learning tools, such as the visual arts, theater of the oppressed and action projects to engage adults and younger learners in dialogue, reflection and collaboration. Through these processes, we strive to create transformative learning communities inside and outside the classroom, in order to affect meaningful and community-based social changed in Olneyville and the greater Providence community.
Providence Community Library
PCL provides free, accessible library services to improve and enrich the lives of the people of Providence. Our community libraries serve as vibrant hubs within the neighborhoods of Providence, providing programs and services that respond to the needs of the community.
Smith Hill Economic Incubator Group