Who We Are
The Trinity Square Together (TST) is made up of residents and representatives from organizations, businesses, local government, law enforcement and places of worship that are located in, or provide services to, people in the Trinity Square area of Providence. TST defines the bounds of Trinity Square as the area that falls between John J. Partington Way and Public Street North to South, and Westminster Street and Prairie Avenue, East to West.
Current partnering organizations include:
Anchor MORE, Amos House, City of Providence Healthy Community Office, City of Providence Community Relations Office, City of Providence Department of Art, Culture+Tourism,City of Providence Department of Planning and Development, Crossroads RI, Empire Loan of RI, Inc., Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), The Providence Center, Providence Police and Fire Department, Renaissance Church, the Salvation Army, Southside Community Land Trust, Southside Cultural Center of Rhode Island, SWAP, Trinity Square Business Alliance, Verve, Inc, Weber/RENEW. Elmwood/South Providence Neighborhood Crime Watch
Trinity Square Together’s mission is to facilitate communication and resource-sharing, leverage organizational resources to work on projects that improve the quality of life in the area, and, when appropriate, advocate for changes that can help make the area safer, more attractive and functional for all. To date, the TST has focused its energies on four areas of involvement: positive event planning, streetscape improvements, social services collaboration and the Barbara Jordan II Housing Development.
TST sees itself as a means for collaboration and support for the varied and diverse interests represented by this historic cultural gateway to the Southside, Elmwood and the West End of Providence. TST does not seek to displace, substitute, or duplicate the work of any other stakeholders or residents.
About Trinity Square
Trinity Square is a historic district in South Providence distinguished by its vibrant cultural, socio-economic diversity, and significant historical landmarks. It has previously been consider the cultural corridor of the city of Providence. However, socio-economic struggles plaguing the area in the past few years has given it a reputation and perception of being unappealing and unsafe.