Become a Member

For over 35 years, WBNA has been working with neighbors and businesses to make the West Side a safe, vibrant, and sustainable place to live, work, and play. Help us continue to fuel community by becoming a member!

Become a member

MEMBER BENEFITS

  • Affordably rent tools & equipment from the WBNA Toolbank (includes chairs, tables & popcorn machine rentals)

  • Rent a plot in our Bridgham or Parade Street Community Gardens (plots available on a first come, first served, basis each spring)

  • Rent the WBNA Headquarters for your special occasion

  • Participate in PVD Solar, WBNA’s bulk purchase solar panel program

  • Vote for officers at our Annual Meeting

  • Get a WBNA bumper sticker for your car, house, or shop window


events that connect neighbors


Advocacy, Improvements, and Maintenance

  • Ongoing advocacy: Work with neighbors when they have concerns and ideas

  • Notification of issues and legislation that may affect you and your home or business

  • Access to city officials to cite and correct problems quickly

  • Advocacy for walkable quality neighborhood public schools on the West Side

  • Grant writing for neighborhood infrastructure & improvements (playground, streetscapes, trees, etc)

  • WBNA has helped to implement laws & policies that expand & protect neighbor rights. In recent years, this advocacy has led to legislation that prevents placement of gas meters on historic and non-historic properties & a pilot program for overnight permit parking that became Providence’s official Resident Permit Parking Program!


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