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Wednesday, November, 24, 2021

Mayor Elorza Announces Theresa M. Agonia as Acting Chief of Staff

Agonia to Serve as Acting Chief of Staff During Chief of Staff Nicole Pollock’s Leave Wednesday, November 24, 2021 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced that Chief of External Affairs Theresa M. Agonia will transition to serve as Acting Chief of Staff starting December 6th, 2021 during Chief of Staff Nicole Pollock’s parental […]

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Monday, November, 15, 2021

City of Providence Opens Nominations for Nineteenth Annual MLK Hall of Fame Awards

Celebrating Dr. King’s Legacy through the Work of Providence Civic Leaders November 15, 2021 Providence, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced the City of Providence is now accepting nominations for its nineteenth annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Hall of Fame induction ceremony. This award and ceremony are powerful reminders of Dr. […]

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Tuesday, November, 09, 2021

Mayor Elorza, DESIGNxRI Launch Sixth Annual Providence Design Catalyst Program Cycle

November 9. 2021 Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined DESIGNxRI Executive Director Lisa Carnevale and 2021 Catalyst Design Program graduate Aleksandra Azbel to announce the launch of Providence Design Catalyst. The 2022 program will provide qualifying Providence-based design businesses with $150,000 in grant funding capital in amounts between $10,000 and $15,000, in addition to business mentorship and […]

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Thursday, October, 28, 2021

City of Providence Celebrates ‘Great Streets’ Projects with Immediate Safety Results

October 28, 2021 Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence Streets Coalition, AARP of Rhode Island, South Water Street’s Wild Colonial Tavern, and the City of Providence’s Planning Department today held a ribbon cutting celebration for several projects included in the Providence Great Streets Initiative, which aims to reshape city streets by prioritizing safety, sustainability and transportation […]

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Thursday, August, 05, 2021

Groove is in the Heart – of Providence: PVDFest Music Happenings Heat up August

PVDFest sizzles with the Pops, Creole Soul and legendary Hip-Hop musical stylings August 5, 2021 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, and founding partner FirstWorks today announced details for PVDFest Summer Happenings in August, serving up an unmatched lineup of free music and artistic events throughout the summer. […]

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Tuesday, July, 27, 2021

Mayor Elorza Signs Green and Complete Streets Ordinance

Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Councilman David Salvatore (Ward 14), Providence Police Chief Colonel Hugh T. Clements, Jr., Providence Streets Coalition Organizer Liza Burkin and community members to sign the Green and Complete Streets Ordinance, making safe, clean, healthy, inclusive, and vibrant streets the default in road design rather than the exception. Providence leaders […]

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Thursday, July, 22, 2021

City of Providence Partners with The Providence Center, Family Service of Rhode Island, Community Members to Design Behavioral Health Crisis Response Program

Partnership will solicit feedback from Steering Committee composed of behavioral health supports, social services providers, public safety personnel and community members July 22, 2021 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune (Ward 3), Tiffney Davidson-Parker President and COO of The Providence Center, Sarah Kelly-Palmer, Vice President of Family Service of […]

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Tuesday, July, 13, 2021

Mayor Elorza Launches Providence Guaranteed Income Pilot

City of Providence secures $1.1 million to provide regular cash payments to eligible residents July 13, 2021 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Providence City Councilman John Goncalves (Ward 1), Sen. Tiara Mack, Rep. Anastasia P. Williams, Amos House, Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, ONE Neighborhood Builders, the Rhode Island Foundation, […]

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Tuesday, May, 25, 2021

City of Providence Launches Summer Programming at BankNewport City Center

May 25, 2021 PROVIDENCE, RI – Today the City of Providence announced its annual summer programming at the BankNewport City Center with a full season of new and returning activities coming to the downtown facility, including the return of the Super Fun Activities Club and debut of Roller Rink Disco. The BankNewport City Center is located […]

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