• Gather RI Seeks Artist Applications for Portrait Gallery Commissions

    Rhode Island artist opportunity. 30+ portrait commissions for Founders & Inventors art show at Gather RI

    Gather RI is seeking to commission approximately 35 Rhode Island artists to create original portraits for its inaugural show, Founders & Inventors: Women Who Created Our World, which will open in mid-2025 in conjunction with the launch of our new facility. The Dirt Palace, a beloved feminist art collective based in Providence, has been enlisted to help…

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  • Help Her Run: Campaign Manager Training Returns for 2024

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    Nearly 100 women and gender expansive people will run for office across Rhode Island in 2024, and each will need a qualified campaign manager to help them succeed. Enter ‘Help Her Run’, a non-partisan training series developed by Gather RI. After producing a successful trial in the fall of 2023, Gather RI partnered with Women’s…

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  • Gather RI’s Building Plans Underway

    Gather RI empowerment center rendering

    After months of preparation, Gather RI’s building design consultant Charlotte Breed Handy of CBH Architect appeared before Providence’s Historic District Commission (HDC) in June 2023 to present our plans for the building at 189 Broadway. The original building was a simple, one-story cinderblock from the early 1960s which housed Tally’s, a religious supply shop. Gather…

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