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Advocacy & Public Policy Promotion

Advocacy & Public Policy Promotion – The ULRI promotes initiatives that support economic and social stability, empowerment and the preservation of cohesive neighborhoods of blacks, their communities, families and other underserved communities. For example, the ULRI is an active and founding member of the Community & Law Enforcement Relations Committee, birthed from the Providence Police Advisory Board and now meets to discuss, plan and organize forums, trainings and community dialogues to prevent violence and help promote strong and positive community/police relations.(3-6 events held per year servicing over 100 direct and 3,000 indirect individuals and families)

To Inspire You

We, the people. It is a very eloquent beginning. But when that document was completed on the seventeenth of September in 1787 I was not included in that We, the people. I felt somehow for many years that George Washington and Alexander Hamilton, just left


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Today In History

  • In 1881 - Payton Johnson patents swinging chair
  • In 1950 - Signing with the Atlantic City Seagulls, Arthur Dorrington becomes first black to play in organized hockey
  • In 1979 - Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to Professor Arthur Lewis of Princeton. First black cited in a category other than peace


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