By All Means

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: 

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