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Thursday, June, 18, 2020

PHRC Rejects City’s Lack of Accountability in Addressing Violence Against Black Communities

Anti-Racism Committee to Work with Community to Reverse Harm (PROVIDENCE, RI) – On Thursday, June 18th, the Providence Human Relations Commission (PHRC) will be hosting the first of ongoing Anti-Racism Committee Hearings starting at 5pm on Zoom. The Committee was formed in response to heightened awareness of the systemic violence against the black community and […]

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Friday, May, 15, 2020

Mayor’s Office and Providence Human Relations Commission partner with local Tribes to deliver critical supplies during COVID-19

The Mayor’s Office and the Providence Human Relations Commission provided over $1,300 worth of supplies for local tribes to provide critical support to the indigenous community. The supplies included toilet paper, gloves, sanitizer, soap, paper towels, and cleaning wipes. “I’d like to acknowledge the Human Relations Commission & Commissioner Ray Two Hawks Watson. Led by […]

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Tuesday, November, 20, 2018

PHRC Hosts City Transgender Day of Remembrance Ceremony with Mayor’s Office, TGI Network, RI Pride, Youth Pride

Please join Mayor Elorza, TGI Network of Rhode Island, RI Pride, Youth Pride and the Providence Human Relations Commission in recognizing National Transgender Day of Remembrance, honoring trans* lives lost to violence and injustice. When: Thursday, November 20, 5:30-7:00pm Where: Council Chambers, 3rd Floor of City Hall – Reception in the Alderman’s Chambers – Refreshments […]

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Friday, November, 09, 2018

Applications Open for the City of Providence Human Relations Commission

The City of Providence is currently looking to engage residents in service through Boards and Commissions, including the Providence Human Relations Commission. Applications are sought on a rolling basis for new members to serve three-year terms on the Providence Human Relations Commission, starting in 2019. The purpose of the Providence Human Relations Commission is two-fold: […]

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