Leadership Rhode Island (LRI) is a community leadership
organization whose mission is to engage and connect people through shared
experiences that positively transform individuals, organizations, and
Modeled after LRI’s Core Program for business
and community leaders, in 2004 the College Leadership Rhode Island (CLRI) Program was founded to inspire, educate, and engage a diverse group of emerging young adult leaders*
as they transition from college to career.
Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors: Amica, Ting & Ian Barnard, Maryanne & John Mulattieri,National Grid, and Navigant Credit Union, CLRI is a tuition-free,
academic-year-long program (September-May) that prepares students to navigate
life after college. Through experiential learning, students explore careers in
the nonprofit, private, public, and philanthropic sectors, while developing
soft skills and leadership competencies for the 21st century. The program provides
students with the knowledge, skills, and networks necessary to develop their
professional lives and build a future as engaged Rhode Island citizens.
Leadership Rhode Island is a student program, with curriculum designed for
young adults ages 18-26