Chafee to hold forums on working and living in R.I.
GOV. LINCOLN D. CHAFEE addresses a crowd at a forum held at CCRI's Newport campus. The Governor announced over the weekend the state will hold four public forums on living and working in Rhode Island next week.
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By Meg Sullivan PBN Staff Writer
PROVIDENCE - The R.I. Division of Planning’s Statewide Planning Program, RhodeMap RI, will sponsor four public forums next week to gather input from citizens on living and working in the Ocean State, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced.
Rhode Islanders will have the opportunity to give feedback on their experiences accessing education and training for a well-paying job, finding safe and affordable housing and running small businesses at the forums. The information will be used to help develop state policy on economic development, housing, environmental protection and land use.
The forums will run 5-9 pm. The dates and locations of the forums are:
- Monday, Aug. 5 at The Depot, One Depot Square, Woonsocket, RI
- Tuesday, Aug. 6 at Roger Williams University, Global Heritage Hall, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI
- Wednesday, Aug. 7 at University of Rhode Island, Memorial Student Union, 45 Upper College Road, Kingston, RI.
- Thursday, Aug. 8, East Providence Senior Center, 610 Waterman Ave., East Providence, RI.