No Disruption In Service – PPL Foundation Commits $15,000 To College Leadership Rhode Island Program
Leadership Rhode Island is pleased to announce it has received a $15,000 grant from the PPL Foundation. These funds will support the College Leadership Rhode Island (CLRI) Program serving leaders ages 18 – 26 who are either attending, or have recently graduated college.
Exploring the Greatest Little State
Leadership Rhode Island will stage its second annual Statewide Scavenger Hunt during the last weekend in August. The hunt, originally designed as a Covid-safe summer activity, returns this year with new locations, experiences, and ways to build pride in the greatest little state.
New Leadership at Leadership RI—Ritz Steps Aside, Carr Steps Up
Mike Ritz (LRI '07), Executive Director of Leadership Rhode Island, has accepted a new position as Executive Director of a new government leadership institute initiative by Gallup. Upon his departure, Deputy Director Michelle Carr (LRI '14) will be rising up as LRI's new Executive Director.
Enhancement: Envisioning Resilience: Narragansett Bay
Alumni and members of the Sigma II class took a private tour of the Envisioning Resilience: Narragansett Bay exhibit on display at the WaterFire Arts center and were led a robust discussion on the impact that climate change will likely have on coastal Rhode Island.
Jacklyn Xavier (CLRI ’20) joins the Leadership Rhode Island Team
The Leadership Rhode Island team has grown with the addition of Jacklyn Xavier (CLRI '20) in the role of Engagement Coordinator.
Class Speaker Speeches
Becoming the Best Versions of Ourselves
Class Speaker for the 2022 class of College Leadership Rhode Island, Devanshi Ved reflected on how the experience equipped them with the resources, tools, and knowledge to become the best version of themselves, positioning them to make a positive impact in the world.
Celebrating Our Volunteers: Lifting Us Onward and Upward
In celebration of National Volunteer Week, we want to thank the 453 volunteers who have provided LRI with security, strength, support, and peace, ensured ensured a stable foundation for LRI's growth in 2021.
Embracing Change Together: LRI’s 2021 Impact Report
Leadership Rhode Island looks back on the stories and successes of 2021, while highlighting what's ahead for us this year, and most importantly, how you can be a part of it.
Board & Alumni Lead the Way for LRI on #401Gives
Led by LRI's Board of Governors with a $3,500 match, 118 champions representing 33 classes raised more than $13,000 in support of Leadership Rhode Island.