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Monday, November, 21, 2022

Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence City Council, Community Partners Open City’s First Green Schoolyard

Monday, November 21, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence City Council President John Igliozzi (Ward 7), Providence City Council President Pro Tempore Pedro Espinal (Ward 10), Providence Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Javier Montañez, Providence Parks Department Superintendent Wendy Nilsson, Providence Healthy Communities Office Deputy Director Rachel Newman Green, Robert L. Bailey IV Elementary […]

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Wednesday, May, 11, 2022

City of Providence Selects The Providence Center as Behavioral Health Crisis Response Program Partner

Mayor Elorza Signs Proclamation Declaring May “Mental Health Awareness Month” at Providence Safe Station Wednesday, May 11, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune (Ward 3), Director of Providence’s Healthy Communities Office Laurie Moise Sears, Director of Acute Care at The Providence Center Jacqueline Mancini Geer, LMHC, CRC, QMHP, Providence Fire […]

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Tuesday, April, 19, 2022

Mayor Elorza, Community Partners and City Officials Announce 2022 Eat, Play, Learn PVD Summer Opportunities

City will offer youth enriching educational, recreational and employment programs throughout the summer Tuesday, April 19, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Javier Montañez, Executive Director of the Nonviolence Institute Cedric Huntley, Director of the Providence Healthy Communities Office Laurie Moise Sears, Superintendent of the Providence Parks Department […]

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Tuesday, March, 22, 2022

City of Providence Announces Next Steps in Creation of Behavioral Health Crisis Response Program

City issues request for proposals to expand co-response model with Public Safety and Healthy Communities Office Tuesday, March 22, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune (Ward 3), Public Safety Commissioner Steven Paré and Director of Providence’s Healthy Communities Office Laurie Moise Sears today announced the City of Providence has released […]

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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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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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Thursday, November, 18, 2021

Mayor Elorza Joins Environmental Partners to Release Municipal Composting Report

Providence announces planned expansion of community composting sites citywide November 18, 2021 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Councilman John Goncalves (Ward 1), Zero Waste Providence member Debbie Schimberg, Director of Sustainability Leah Bamberger, Deputy Director of Public Works Maureen McManus, local compost businesses and community partners to release the Providence Municipal […]

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Wednesday, May, 26, 2021

Mayor Elorza Announces Return of EAT, PLAY, LEARN PVD

City of Providence Kicks Off 2021 Summer Meals and Recreation Programming Wednesday, May 26, 2021 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Superintendent of Parks Wendy Nilsson, Director of Recreation Michael Stephens, Director of the Healthy Communities Office Laurie Moise Sears, and partners to announce the return of in-person summer programming included in the […]

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