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Community organizations and the Providence Police Department can use your time, input and donations. Here’s how to find out more. Institute for the Study and Practice of NonviolenceDirectly …

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Community organizations and the Providence Police Department can use your time, input and donations. Here’s how to find out more.

Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence
Directly teaches the principles and practices of nonviolence to students, police officers, inmates, and community members. Annually trains new trainers to work in schools and other settings. 265 Oxford St. 785-2320

Project Night Vision

A nighttime intramural sports and activities program for inner city youth. Various community centers around the city. Email projectnightvision@yahoo.com for more information.

RISE (Rhode Islanders Sponsoring Education)
Provides mentorship and scholarships to children of incarcerated parents. 143
Prairie Ave. 421-2010

Children’s Friend
A leading provider of child welfare, family support, mental health, and youth development services. 153 Summer St. 276-4300

Providence Police Gun Tip Line
Offers anonymity and cash rewards up to $1,000 to people who provide information that leads to the acquisition of an illegal, functional firearm. Call 1-855-776-7100 or text “PPDTIP” to CRIMES (274637).