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Thursday, January, 30, 2020

Mayor Elorza Inducts Three Community Leaders into the City’s MLK Hall of Fame

  State House 11th District Representative Grace Diaz, Trinity Repertory Theater Coordinator of Activism Through Performance and Resident Acting Company Member Joe Wilson, Jr. and President of the Silver Lake/Olneyville Little League Richard Hemphill    Thursday, January 30, 2020 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza joined City Council President Sabina Matos, members of the […]

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Wednesday, January, 29, 2020

City Announces Requests for Proposals for 2020 Youth Summer Opportunities Programs

Record Number of Students Served in 2019 through City Programming Wednesday, January 29, 2020 PROVIDENCE, RI— Over the past few weeks, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and City Departments have announced requests for proposals for youth-serving organizations interested in supporting the City’s annual work to combat summer learning loss and provide robust summer programming for Providence […]

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Tuesday, January, 21, 2020

Providence City Hall Gallery to Host “All That You See Is(n’t) Yours”

January 21, 2020 Opening Reception: January 23, 4:30pm – 6:30pm Exhibition on View: January 23 – March 16, 2020 Providence, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Art in City Life Commission, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism (ACT) and Providence City Archives invite the public to visit the Gallery at City Hall for […]

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Friday, October, 11, 2019

Artists, Storytellers and Community Members Come Together for Community Table Event  

Annual Community Table Event Infuses Art with Food While Celebrating Health and Prosperity Within the Community Friday, October 11, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – Art, Culture + Tourism (ACT) Director Stephanie Fortunato joined Healthy Communities Director Ellen Cynar, Southside Cultural Center of Rhode Island (SCCRI), the West Elmwood Housing Development Corporation’s (WEHDC) Sankofa Initiative and the African […]

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Monday, July, 29, 2019

Providence Named “City to Watch,” Jumps 6 Spots in ACEEE National Ranking

The City of Providence joins Cincinati, OH and Hartford, CT as one of three “Cities to Watch” thanks to its ranking on the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard. Providence has jumped 6 spots since 2018 thanks to significant improvements in the categories of clean energy, energy efficiency […]

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Monday, March, 25, 2019

Celebrate Earth during April School Vacation

Monday, April 15 – Friday, April 19, 2019 (Planetarium shows at 1pm + 2pm on Friday, April 19.) Before Earth Day, come to the museum ($2, free ages 3 and younger) for Earth Week! Explore what makes our planet so special with activity tables, demonstrations, crafts and daily planetarium shows (ages 4 and older, $3.). […]

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Thursday, November, 15, 2018

Blog: Champions of the Curb – Sorting Out Recycling in PVD

Welcome to SustainPVD’s brand new blog! In honor of National Recycling Day, we’ve focused our first post on diving into Providence’s very real recycling challenges. Learn about the people who work tirelessly to keep plastic out of our landfill and why recycling right is more important than ever before. Champions of the Curb It’s 5:30am in […]

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Wednesday, October, 31, 2018

Energy Justice in Providence – Take the Survey!

How does our energy system impact you? The Office of Sustainability and the Racial and Environmental Justice Committee would like to understand how energy (heating, cooling, electricity, and transportation) affects your life. Most of the energy we use results in air and climate pollution, which is bad for our health, bad for the environment, and […]

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Wednesday, October, 03, 2018


SustainPVD and partners invite you to play the Game of Floods, an interactive game-based training to help decision-makers, community members, and other interested stakeholders better understand how Providence can prepare for current and future flooding, especially flooding related to sea-level rise, heavy precipitation, and storm surge. The game takes participants through the process of prioritizing […]

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