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The RI Community & Justice Fundraiser

Join us for the 70th RI Community & Justice Fundraiser to support RICJ as we present RICJ's highest honor, the Community & Justice Award! Given to local leaders for significant contributions to building a Rhode Island that welcomes and values all, the 2023 recipients are Silvermoon Mars LaRose and Dr. Larome Myrick.

Enjoy food & wine, entertainment, music, and enter the raffle for a chance to win! Your support will ensure that RICJ's work can continue to help transform communities through our Youth Empowerment, Juvenile Justice programs, and Equity Training.

Rhode Island State House
82 Smith St, 1st Floor Bell Area, Providence, RI 02903
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Dec 07, 2023 06:00pm

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Rhode Island for Community & Justice is a nonprofit dedicated to fighting bias, bigotry, and racism by promoting understanding and respect among all races, religions, and cultures in Providence.

Toby Ayers, Ph.D, Executive Director

Rose Albert, MA, Youth Programs Director

Sharlene Tavares, Youth Programs Coordinator

Jace Cardona, Juvenile Justice Coordinator VISTA

Vero Godina, Brown University Bonner Fellow

Rhode Island for Community & Justice (RICJ)

271 North Main St, Providence, RI 02903

(401) 467-1717

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RICJ 2023 Community & Justice Award Recipients

Silvermoon Mars LaRose is an enrolled member of the Narragansett Tribal Nation and Assistant Director of the Tomaquag Museum. She serves on a number of committees including the Rhode Island State Council for the Arts, Charlestown Conservation Commission, and the Avenue Concept board. As an artist and educator, she hopes to foster Indigenous empowerment through education, community building, and the sharing of cultural knowledge and traditional arts. Her BA in Sociology and minor in Justice Law and Society is from the University of Rhode Island.

A transformational change-maker in juvenile justice, Dr.

Larome Myrick is Executive Director of DCYF's Division of Youth Development. His community service includes boards of the African American Legacy Project, National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice, Nowell Academy, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Providence Human Relations Commission, and as Advisor to the RICJ Board. He holds a PhD in Criminal Justice, master’s in Organizational Leadership, completed Harvard Kennedy School's program for senior executives, and teaches at College Unbound.