- Commercial Property
- Food Co-ops
- Business Co-ops
Guess who’s coming to dinner?
- A fun opportunity to meet the candidate and share cultural ideals, customs, and food.
- Selected families from communities throughout the city will host Kobi and (2) staff members or family members.
- Dinner will be culturally inspired meals served from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm.
- Host families may include families, organizations, businesses etc.
- Families will be randomly chosen bi-weekly from online submissions.
P.I.L.O.T.’s / S.I.L.O.T.’s
- Payments In Lieu Of Taxes & Services In Lieu Of Taxes.
- Colleges and Universities
- Churches and community centers
- Non-profit organization agencies
Providence Night School (PNS)
- Providing a safe interactive learning space for families.
- Evening academic instruction for students and parents.
- College level courses, certifications, and training.
- Active shooter, First Aid/CPR, ESL and Babysitting.
- Dinner provided and sponsored by local eateries.
- Weekly visits to local businesses.
- Listen to citizen concerns and suggestions.
- Meet shop owners and discuss new and inventive methods to improve.
- A chance to listen to constituent ideas in the comfort of their own establishment.
“Homeless not Helpless”
- Working together with homeless Veterans and Community members to obtain permanent housing.
- Providing alternative locations for homeless persons to convene during daytime hours.
- Providing educational and employment opportunities for community members needing a “hand up not a handout”.
- Provide emotional and psychological support for homeless persons and families.
“Providence Works” Jobs program:
“Providing Pathways to Employment Opportunities…”
- 72-hour employment boot camp at PCTA.
- Every unemployed resident creates job profile.
- Compile all unemployed resident profiles with current job availability analysis.
- Match unemployed residents with employers, internships, and volunteer positions.
C.E.R.R. City Employee Residency Requirements
- Restrictions will apply to all new hires after 2019.
- All “New” city employees will have the option to purchase foreclosed/abandoned property.
- All “Current” employees will be exempt from residency restrictions but will have an option to purchase.
- All “New” city employees will be locked into a fixed housing tax rate.
“Heart to Heart” Fatherhood program
- Fatherhood program to help increase positive relations with children and families.
- Help with increased / life lasting connections between father and child.
- Fathers are able to read books and listen to music with the unborn child at scheduled appointments.
- Increased awareness for new fathers concerning prenatal care.
PVD Immigration Reform 360
- Introduction of legislation and local awareness of immigration issues for community workers and service providers.
- Decrease the poverty rate among immigrants (solutions and best practices).
- Educate and communicate with the immigrant population (In native languages).
- Educate local 1st responders about immigrant population.
- Educate the general public about “All” immigrant populations in our city.
“Latch Key” Program for Families
- A youth certification program for working parents and children that must remain home alone for extended periods of time.
- Provide viable information concerning safety for youth home alone.
- Educate, Evacuate, Communicate – Tips for youth for home emergencies.
- Babysitting certification for youth and families.
- CPR/First Aid/AED for youth and families.
*All programs listed are newly created by the “Friends of Kobi Dennis” campaign with the full intention of implementation for the residents of Providence.