to the home of African Alliance of Rhode Island (AARI)
A Tribute To Nelson Mandela
The African Alliance of Rhode Island (AARI)
is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to improving
the lives of African living in the state of Rhode Island.
AARI was established formally in 2004 and
is governed by an 11 member volunteer Board of Directors.
AARI seeks to promote and celebrate the African culture
while tackling the challenges facing the African communities
in Rhode Island. AARI works with the state, city agencies
and existing organizations within the communities.
For many years, Rhode Island has been home
to many from the continent of Africa. Today, there are over
75 thousands Africans from 40 African countries living in