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.
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced the Providence Business Loan Fund received $836,000 in additional resources from the Economic Development Administration through the CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant program to administer emergency loans for local small businesses affected by COVID-19.
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