Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Representative Anastasia Williams, 1696 Heritage Group Vice President Keith Stokes, Providence Cultural Equity Initiative CEO and Founder Raymond Two Hawks Watson, Artist, Designer, Performer, Multimedia Spectacle Generator Jess Brown, Community Relations Senior Advisor Shawndell Burney-Speaks, and community members to launch the Truth Telling phase of the City’s commitment to truth, reconciliation, and municipal reparations.
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Central Falls Mayor James A. Diossa, Commissioner of Providence Public Safety Steven M. Paré, Providence Police Chief Colonel Hugh Clements, and the Nonviolence Institute Executive Director Cedric Huntley to announce a gun buyback program happening on Saturday, October 17 at locations in both cities.
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined 24 other mayors from across the country to announce Mayors for a Guaranteed Income (MGI), a coalition of mayors who will explore cash payment programs in their cities and advocate for guaranteed income programs.
As part of the week-long national advocacy and educational initiative, Mayor Jorge Elorza invites residents to celebrate Providence Infrastructure Week 2020. Throughout the week, the City of Providence will highlight several planned, ongoing, and recently completed city infrastructure projects, promoting the City’s investments in equitable, sustainable, and creative public space for all residents.
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