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Friday, April, 09, 2021

Cities of Providence and Central Falls win Lawsuit Against the DOJ

Mayors Joined Together and Successfully Blocked Efforts to Cut Funding to Inclusive, Welcoming Cities Rhode Island – Today, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and Central Falls Mayor Maria Rivera announced that their cities’ two and a half year legal fight against the Department of Justice is over.     After filing a lawsuit on August 9, […]

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Friday, April, 09, 2021

Mayor Elorza Announces Expanded Resources for Outdoor Activation

City Waives Fees to Provide Safe Outdoor Expansion for Small Businesses and Art Organizations to Encourage Cultural and Economic Recovery April 9, 2021 PROVIDENCE, RI – In the heart of Federal Hill, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Council President and Lt. Governor nominee Sabina Matos, Councilwoman Rachel Miller (Ward 13), Department of Art, Culture + Tourism […]

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Thursday, April, 08, 2021

Mayor Elorza Announces Safe Reopening of Providence Recreation Centers, Return of Youth Summer Employment Opportunities

Providence Recreation Centers to reopen citywide, offer free, socially distant enrichment programming April 8, 2021 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Councilwoman Katherine Kerwin (Ward 12), Recreation Director of Support Services Jackie Poulios, Art, Culture + Tourism Cultural Affairs Manager Gina Rodríguez-Drix, local artist Ysanel Torres and community members to announce the reopening […]

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Wednesday, April, 07, 2021

City of Providence Receives Donation of 25,000 Face Masks

City Residents and Organizations Encouraged to Request Free Face Masks  April 7, 2021 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced today that AIS, a Massachusetts-based company with ties to the ‘Make a Wish’ Foundation has donated and delivered 25,000 high-quality face masks to the City of Providence. “Ensuring our community members have access to protective […]

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Tuesday, April, 06, 2021

Statement from Mayor Elorza on the 2021 Act on Climate 

April 6, 2021 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — “The City of Providence and its constituents have made it clear that addressing the climate crisis is a priority, but we cannot act alone,” said Mayor Jorge O. Elorza. “State and federal action are imperative. We have a tremendous opportunity before us to make substantial progress and create a comprehensive […]

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