East Providence Prevention Coalition

As we continue our prevention efforts in East Providence, we need your support and input. If you are interested in attending a meeting or would like to volunteer contact us for more information. Sectors represented within East Providence Prevention Coalition:

  • Parent Networks
  • East Providence Schools
  • Religious Organizations
  • City of East Providence
  • Employees
  • Behavioral Health
  • Business Owners
  • Citizens Police Academy
  • East Providence Police Department
  • State Legislators

Madeline Marlow, CPS


Bethanie Rado, CPS

Drug Free Communities (DFC) Youth & Media Relations Coordinator

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East Providence Mural

East Providence is made up of thousands of residents from all over the world.  In the 5 Year American Community Survey, it was established that the ten highest populated cultures to make up this great city are Portuguese, Irish, Italian, French, English, South African, Cape Verdean, German, Polish and Scottish.

This mural represents the national flowers from those homeland countries scattered around an open field setting with a picturesque sunrise and bridge in the background.

All of these elements help symbolize East Providence: the beauty of the countries and their cultures (the flowers), the opportunities East Providence has to offer (the sunrise starting each new day) and the unity of ideas, cultures and communities (the bridge).

This mural was generously made possible by funding for the Capital Arts from the City of East Providence Planning & Economic Development Department.

Original Artwork Done By Paris Martin

Adult Advisors

Shannon Doherty           

Madeline Marlow

Bethanie Rado

East Providence Youth Council Members

David Costa-Rado
Isaiah Costa-Rado
Brandon Doherty 
Kalvin Fernandes-Rado
Gabby Hussey 

Jordan Marlow
Matthew Marlow
Paris Martin
Celine Mota 
Tristen Nunes 

Jacob Poore 
Molly Rock
Tyler Rodrigues  
Payton Roman  
Caroline Roman  

East Providence Prevention Coalition recognized as
CADCA's Coalition of the Year!

Recently announced in November of 2023, the East Providence Prevention Coalition was awarded and recognized as CADCA’s Coalition of the Year. Over the past year, the EPPC has worked hard on brining quality prevention education and training to the City of East Providence with a focus on bringing their community together. 

East Providence Prevention Coalition recognized as CADCA Blue Ribbon Coalition

In October 2023, the East Providence Prevention Coalition was honored as one of fifteen coalitions nationwide being named as a “Blue Ribbon Coalition” by the Execuative Office of the President on National Drug Control and Policy (ONDCP). During this time, Coordinator Madeline Marlow and Youth and Media Relations Coordinator Bethanie Rado along with EPYC student Tristen Nunes were presented with their certificate and a ceremony at the ONDCP in Washington DC.

East Providence Prevention Coalition Honored at CADCA National Leadership Forum

On Monday, January 31st 2022, the East Providence Prevention Coalition (EPPC) was one of 178 community coalitions honored during a graduation ceremony at the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s (CADCA) 32nd Annual National Leadership Forum.
The East Providence Prevention Coalition received a graduation certificate for completing CADCA’s National Coalition Academy, a rigorous training program designed to increase the effectiveness of community substance use and misuse prevention leaders. Click to view the full article.