Our Principal Priorities Include

Inspiring Equal Justice

  • When it's better for everyone, it's better for everyone

    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • If you can do nothing else, do whatever is in your power to make the people in your life feel completely unashamed of who they are

    Sam Killermann

  • It would take me a long time to understand how systems inflict pain and hardship in people's lives and to learn that being kind in an unjust system is not enough

    Helen Prejean


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Our Mission

Rhode Island Legal Services provides high quality legal assistance and representation to low-income individuals and eligible client groups for the purpose of improving their economic condition and overall wellbeing by protecting and enforcing legal rights, stabilizing the family unit and communities where clients live, promoting self reliance, ending domestic violence, preventing homelessness, affording dignity to all people, and reaching out to groups with added burdens on their ability to access the civil justice system.

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