Topic: Jorge Elorza

The giving meters are one of Mayor Jorge Elorza’s many initiatives to support the homeless, in addition to a grant toward a new day center.

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Mayor launches giving meter initiative to support homeless organizations

October 16, 2017 0 comments

Amongst the parking payment kiosks along Thayer Street, a singular parking meter stands out at the corner of Thayer and Angell Street.

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Providence begins to tackle school facilities improvement at city level

October 13, 2017 0 comments

Providence kicked off its initiative to renovate public school facilities with the first “All In: Our Learning Spaces” workshop held at Hope High School.

Mayor Jorge Elorza announced that the city of Providence ran a budget surplus in 2016, ending years of deficit spending. 2016 was also the first year in the city’s history without a gang-related homicide.

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Mayor Elorza overviews policy platform at community meeting

October 13, 2017 0 comments

The mayor reiterated his administration’s four priorities: budget, infrastructure, education and accessible public officials.

Mayor discusses redevelopment of Kennedy Plaza

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Mayor discusses redevelopment of Kennedy Plaza

February 17, 2017 0 comments

“This is a historic moment for Kennedy Plaza,” Elorza said, noting that a final undeveloped parcel of land in the city center will soon be completed.

Elorza gives State of City address

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Elorza gives State of City address

February 2, 2017 0 comments

Mayor Jorge Elorza delivered his annual State of the City address Wednesday, making note of the various and benchmarks reached during his time in office.

Mayor Jorge Elorza addresses a  crowd of nearly 1,000 concerned community members in the Hope High school cafeteria after election.

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Community members meet to reject hate

November 14, 2016 0 comments

The halls of Hope High School were silent Saturday night, save for the occasional echo of applause emanating from a packed school cafeteria.