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Join Age-Friendly Rhode Island at their Power-Up RI 2019 Forum
Panel Presentations during the event will showcase local Age-Friendly initiatives from inside RI and beyond.
June 30th 8 - Noon, Crowne Plaza, Warwick RI | Keynote Speaker: Ashton Applewhite
"Applewhite reveals the untapped possibilities of late life - in our communities, at work, and in ourselves."
Registration Required: No charge to attend, but tickets required as space is limited.
Learn more about the program and Register HERE
Courtesy of Age-Friendly RI
A gubernatorial forum and debate between the 2018 candidates will be held on Wednesday, May 9th at the Sheraton Airport Hotel, 1850 Post Road in Warwick, RI.
This forum will be focused on the issue of affordable housing, with the debate portion of the night to be moderated by Bill Rappleye of NBC 10.
Doors open at 6:30PM, the event will begin at 7PM, and is set to conclude by 9PM.
Attendees will be encouraged to actively participate and raise topics, questions, and issues for discussion.
Future forums are planned regarding the issues of: healthcare, "A tale of two Rhode Islands", and economic success.
Candidates confirmed for this event are, in no particular order:
Paul Roselli, Democrat
Spencer Dickinson, Democrat
Giovanni Feroce, Republican
TBA, Moderate Party
Invitations have also been extended to candidates Allan Fung (R), Patricia Morage (R), Matt Brown (D), Joe Trillo (I) and incumbent Gina Raimondo (D) but their attendance has not yet been confirmed.
To get up to date information, visit the Facebook Page of the Moderate Party of Rhode Island or RSVP here
Courtesy of North Kingstown Patch
Courtesy of What's Up Newp
Please visit the Commission website at www.gcd.ri.gov for more information
By KENDRA GRAVELLE | Oct 20, 2018
After the three panel discussions, attendees will participate in breakout sessions. The forum is free to attend, but attendees must register online at AIPChousing.eventbrite.com. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Courtesy of Newport Daily News
Panelists touched on challenges such as seniors’ ability to age in place and millennials’ struggle to find affordable housing.
“This problem is not going away anytime soon, so we have these conversations, we can begin to create long-term policies,” said Rep. Lauren Carson, D-Newport, in the statement.
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