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Noncompete Signing 10.31.19

Governor Signs Non-compete Bill at Chad Brown

Non-compete clauses in employment contracts with low-wage workers impacts upward mobility and their ability to negotiate for higher wages or improved working conditions.  That is why, on October 31, 2019, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimundo signed the Rhode Island Noncompetition Agreement Act (H6019/S0698) at Chad Brown’s Tavares Center. The Center is a polling place and […]

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basketball court

Basketball Court Design Contest

The Manton Heights basketball court is just a typical outdoor court right now, but this summer, changes are coming.  The Providence Housing Authority (PHA) recently announced a special design contest to help generate ideas for a more eye-catching public space. During the month of May, the PHA encourages residents to submit design ideas for the […]

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PHA Executive Director, Melissa Sanzaro, cuts the ribbon to officially open the Workforce Success Closet.

Workforce Success Closet

The grand opening of the Workforce Success Closet was held on Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at the Thomas J. Anton Community Center – located in the Hartford Park family development at 50 Laurel Hill Avenue.   The Closet is an extension of our workforce development programs and is designed to provide proper professional attire for participants […]

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JUMP Bikes on Broadway Providence

JUMP Bike Share & A Special Offer for PHA Residents

The City of Providence has become the latest city to establish a bicycle share program.  The program offers reduced cost bicycle rentals to PHA residents throughout the City and adds a much needed new resource to the transportation landscape for low-income workers.   On September 6th, the bright red JUMP bikes, 400 in total, finally reached […]

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