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The Empowerment Factory is a non-profit dedicated to giving youth the skills needed to lead happier, healthier more empowered lives.

A photo of the Empowerment Factory's activity that let children create socket puppets

We serve low income, under resourced communities, concentrating on Title 1 schools in Rhode Island’s core cities: Pawtucket, Central Falls & Providence.

A photo of a group activity for the empowerment factory, located on the home page

We blend social emotional learning  (SEL) with creativity and environmental education that focuses on three areas of development:  Creativity, Self-Esteem and Civic Pride.

Since 2014 we have positively affected over 6000 urban youth, 90 percent of whom are from underserved communities.

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The Empowerment Factory (TEF) is dedicated to giving children the skills they need to lead happier, healthier lives. Our project-based learning approach focuses on three areas of development: creativity, self-esteem, and civic pride. Our vision is for every child to have the confidence to effectively express themselves and be actively and positively engaged in our communities.

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