Topic: providence

The Community Safety Act, which unanimously passed Thursday evening, banned racial profiling by police, among other regulation aimed at strengthening relations between the police and the Providence community.

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Initial Community Safety Act vote passes unanimously in City Hall

April 21, 2017 0 comments

The Providence City Council unanimously passed the Community Safety Act Thursday night at Providence City Hall, with 12 city council members voting yes

Education summit seeks input of community

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Education summit seeks input of community

April 11, 2017 0 comments

Residents and educators of all backgrounds gathered to create a future vision for the city’s education system.

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Citywide conversation tackles race, environment in Providence

February 27, 2017 0 comments

Community organizers and residents gathered to launch a discussion on the role race and racism play in the environmental challenges that Providence faces.

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.

Providence, Guatemala City sign sister city agreement

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Providence, Guatemala City sign sister city agreement

October 14, 2016 0 comments

A delegation from Guatemala City met with Providence officials to sign an agreement that will formalize economic and cultural exchange between the cities.

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White House predicts soaring Providence deficit

April 22, 2016 0 comments

The National Research Network released a draft report Monday regarding the state of the financial deficit in Providence.

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Workshop explores Brown’s relationship with Providence

April 13, 2016 0 comments

The workshop discussed the University’s history of institutional power in Providence and the power students who attend the University wield as a result.

Local high school students work after school and on weekends at the Sharpe Refectory, the University’s main dining hall on Wriston Quadrangle. Students also work at the Verney Woolley dining hall on Pembroke campus.

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Local high schoolers work for dining services through selective program

March 25, 2016 0 comments

In the coming weeks, high school students across the country will receive college acceptance or rejection letters.

Professors juggle commute with home, work lives

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Professors juggle commute with home, work lives

March 24, 2016 0 comments

While the trek from Perkins to class may seem unbearable to students, professors who live outside Providence may contend with morning commutes hours longer.

‘Hope’ highlights local education disparities

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‘Hope’ highlights local education disparities

February 2, 2016 0 comments

Only five blocks up from the Thayer Street CVS, Blue State and a bevy of first-year dormitories lies Hope High School.