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Thursday, May, 21, 2020

Mayor Elorza Announces Additional Funding to Community Organizations Aiding the City’s Recovery from COVID-19

CARES Act provides nearly $3 million in supplementary assistance for local organizations May 13, 2020 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced the City of Providence has awarded nearly $3 million in additional Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding directly to local organizations providing essential services for during COVID-19. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, […]

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Monday, May, 04, 2020

Providence Slow Streets Pilot Updates Announced

May 4, 2020 Providence, RI – After a successful weekend launch, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced the following updates to Providence Slow Streets, a new effort to make it safer for residents to walk, run and ride bicycles while maintaining social distancing. “We saw folks enjoying our streets in new ways and exploring their […]

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Thursday, April, 30, 2020

City of Providence Announces Slow Streets Pilot Program

Limiting Access to Designated Roadways and Reopening Green Spaces April 30, 2020 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced Providence Slow Streets, a new effort to make it safer for residents to walk, run and ride bicycles while maintaining social distancing. Starting May 2, the City of Providence will limit through traffic on […]

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Sunday, April, 19, 2020

City of Providence Announces Local COVID-19 Test Site Efforts

The Providence Community Health Centers and Clinica Esperanza Offer Testing in Frontline Communities, Additional Sites Being Considered April 19, 2020 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that Providence will host the State’s first drive-up and walk-up COVID-19 test site in partnership with The Providence Community Health Centers (PCHC) and the State of […]

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Thursday, April, 02, 2020

City of Providence Announces Additional Resources for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Up to $1.5 million in funding available through the Providence Business Loan Fund for Providence-based businesses Thursday, April 2, 2020 PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced a series of resources to help local businesses navigate the economic impacts of COVID-19. The announcement included temporary modifications to the Providence Business Loan Fund (PBLF) to provide […]

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Thursday, January, 30, 2020

Mayor Elorza Inducts Three Community Leaders into the City’s MLK Hall of Fame

  State House 11th District Representative Grace Diaz, Trinity Repertory Theater Coordinator of Activism Through Performance and Resident Acting Company Member Joe Wilson, Jr. and President of the Silver Lake/Olneyville Little League Richard Hemphill    Thursday, January 30, 2020 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza joined City Council President Sabina Matos, members of the […]

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Wednesday, January, 29, 2020

City Announces Requests for Proposals for 2020 Youth Summer Opportunities Programs

Record Number of Students Served in 2019 through City Programming Wednesday, January 29, 2020 PROVIDENCE, RI— Over the past few weeks, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and City Departments have announced requests for proposals for youth-serving organizations interested in supporting the City’s annual work to combat summer learning loss and provide robust summer programming for Providence […]

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Tuesday, January, 21, 2020

Providence City Hall Gallery to Host “All That You See Is(n’t) Yours”

January 21, 2020 Opening Reception: January 23, 4:30pm – 6:30pm Exhibition on View: January 23 – March 16, 2020 Providence, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Art in City Life Commission, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism (ACT) and Providence City Archives invite the public to visit the Gallery at City Hall for […]

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