Post Tagged with: "Elorza"

Providence Pension Working Group Co-Chaired by Providence Foundation, Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, RIPEC Submits Report to City of Providence

Report follows six months of public meetings and presentations hosted by the Pension Working Group From The City of Providence: Mayor Jorge Elorza and the Providence City Council today received a detailed report from the Providence Pension Working Group, outlining the group’s findings, including a series of recommendations for how[Read More…]

by January 31, 2022

Statement from Mayor Elorza Regarding Providence City Council Emergency Meeting

  “Vaccines are safe, effective and the best tool to ending this pandemic. All City employees, especially public safety personnel, interact frequently with the public. We have a responsibility to do all we can to keep one another safe. As the Council President is aware – but choosing to ignore[Read More…]

by January 13, 2022

Mayor Elorza, Members of Providence City Council, Community Partners Announce Next Steps In City’s Anti-Violence Initiatives

Providence residents can sign up for nonviolence training, apply for youth jobs; local organizations can apply for mentorship program assistance Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Councilperson Nirva LaFortune (Ward 3), Providence Police Chief Colonel Hugh Clements, Executive Director of the Nonviolence Institute Cedric Huntley, President and CEO of Mentor Rhode Island[Read More…]

by January 13, 2022

Mayor Elorza, PWCVB Encourage Providence Residents To Shop Local Ahead Of Small Business Saturday

  Restaurants and other local retailers are highlighted as businesses to patronize during the holiday season Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau (PWCVB), Stephen White, co-owner of Res American Bistro, Julia Broome, owner of Kin Southern Table + Bar, Sandra Enos, founder and CEO[Read More…]

by November 25, 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 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 leave[Read More…]

by November 24, 2021

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

Innovative grant program opens application period for Catalyst, providing funding and professional development training to design entrepreneurs 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[Read More…]

by November 10, 2021

Latino Mayors Elorza, Garcia, Mendez, Romero, & De La Isla On Future Impact Of Build Back Better Agenda

  Earlier today, Mayor Robert Garcia (City of Long Beach, CA) hosted Mayor Trey Mendez (City of Brownsville, TX), Mayor Regina Romero (City of Tucson, AZ), Mayor Michelle De La Isla (Topeka, KS) and Mayor Jorge Elorza (City of Providence, RI) for a virtual press conference about the historic investments[Read More…]

by October 27, 2021

Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence City Council Members Launch COVID-19 Small Business Relief Program

City of Providence allocates $7 million of Rescue Plan funding for small business microgrants From The Office Of Mayor Jorge Elorza: Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence City Council President John Igliozzi (ward 7), Council Finance Chair Jo-Ann Ryan (ward 5), and the Providence City Council today launched the City of[Read More…]

by October 18, 2021

Mayor Elorza Announces 9 Organizations Selected to Provide Year-Round Youth Jobs As Part Of Anti-Violence Investments

Investments in programming will provide professional development and mentorship opportunities for Providence youth Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune (Ward 3), and the City’s Office of Economic Opportunity today announced that nine providers have been selected to provide year-long youth jobs as part of the City’s expansion of the[Read More…]

by September 28, 2021

Manton Ave & Sayles Street Families March Against Police Brutality, Demand Release Of The Third Youth & An End To Police Attacks on their Families

Last night, Direct Action for Rights and Equality (DARE), organized, alongside other community groups and organizers, a speak out and march, led by the Sayles Street and Manton Ave families whose children were brutally assaulted by police this summer. The Action commenced at the intersection of Manton & Salmon Streets[Read More…]

by September 17, 2021