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Community Relations

Artists and designers are vital contributors to the evolution of local and global communities. The Community Relations Office (located within the President’s Office) serves as a link between RISD and the local community by:

  • facilitating community partnerships
  • addressing inquiries from community members
  • acting as primary liaison to City of Providence municipal agencies
  • strengthening relationships with neighbors, nonprofit organizations, schools, civic organizations and businesses
  • catalyzing solutions to local social and economic challenges