Erin Papa

Erin Papa is an involved resident of 02909 and a faculty member at Rhode Island College in World Languages Education. She coordinates the RIC-Mount Pleasant High School partnership and is an active volunteer with the Olneyville Neighborhood Association. She also directs the Coalition for a Multilingual RI, which is dedicated to creating a culturally sustaining educational environment where all Rhode Island students learn in multiple languages from Pre-K to college. She is excited to work with the Resident Advisory Council to make sure there are opportunities for immigrants and non-native English speakers to have a real voice in the initiative.