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Providence, RI

Leadership: 

City

  • Mayor: Jorge Elorza
  • City Council President: Luis A. Aponte
  • State Governor: Gina Raimondo

School

  • School Governance Structure: The Providence School Board consists of 9 appointed members.
  • Chief State School Officer: Ken Wagner
  • Superintendent: Christopher Maher
  • Providence Teachers Union President: Maribeth Calabro

Health

  • Director of Department of Human Services: Melba Depeña Affigne
  • Director of Department of Health: Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott
  • SEIU NE President: David Pickus

 

 

    Community Data: 

    Crime Rate Data (according to Neighborhood Scout):

    • 5.2 annual violent crimes per 1,000 residents
    • 38.78 annual property crimes per 1,000 residents
    • Crime Index of 10 (safer than 10% of cities in the U.S.)

    Primary Health Care Organizations:

    • Providence Community Health Centers
    • Rhode Island Free Clinic
    • Clinic Esperanza 

    Demographics: 

    Work Update*: 

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