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Friday, February, 25, 2022

City of Providence Launches “Community Academy” Civic Education Program

City accepting applications for pilot program that will familiarize residents with City services Friday, February 25, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza and members of the African American Ambassadors Education Reform Subgroup today announced applications are now being accepted to participate in Providence Community Academy, a new civic education pilot program that will familiarize […]

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Monday, January, 31, 2022

Providence Pension Working Group Co-Chaired by Providence Foundation, Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, RIPEC Submits Report to City of Providence

Report follows six months of public meetings and presentations hosted by the Pension Working Group Monday, January 31, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza and the Providence City Council today received a detailed report from the Providence Pension Working Group, outlining the group’s findings, including a series of recommendations for how to most effectively […]

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Wednesday, January, 05, 2022

Mayor Elorza: ARPA Ordinance Builds an Equitable, Resilient Recovery for Providence

 Proposed ARPA ordinance aligns with findings of robust community engagement process after directly engaging 1,500+ Providence residents Wednesday, January 5, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today proposed a $123,769,438 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) budget ordinance that builds an equitable, resilient recovery for Providence that aligns with the City’s COVID-19 Recovery and […]

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Monday, July, 26, 2021

Mayor Elorza, Council President Igliozzi, Providence Foundation, Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, RIPEC Announce Pension Working Group

July 27, 2021 Mayor Elorza, City Stakeholders, Experts to Develop Long-Term Pension Recommendations   PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Providence City Council President John Igliozzi (ward 7), Providence Foundation Executive Director Cliff Wood, Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce President Laurie White, Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC) President and CEO Michael […]

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