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EVENTS FOR EVERYONE

Follow the Online Calendar for closures, important announcements, and upcoming events at District Hall Providence. Events below are open to the public, but may require registration.

The Public Lounge is open weekdays 9AM – 5PM, unless otherwise indicated below. Due to COVID-19, the Public Lounge is closed until further notice.

Questions? Email info@districthallprovidence.org.

Apr
6
Mon
Public Lounge Closed
Apr 6 all-day

Due to ongoing concerns over COVID-19, the team at District Hall Providence has made the difficult decision to close our public lounge until further notice, out of an abundance of caution. Please check our social media channels (@vencafepvd) often for updates. We hope to see you all again very soon!

Rhode Island Small Business Tech Support Office Hours
Apr 6 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Rhode Island Commerce has launched a program to provide free 45-minute tech support sessions for small businesses and sole proprietors via zoom or conference call. The program is staffed by volunteers from Rhode Island’s leading tech businesses. The purpose is to assist companies with the accelerated digital transformation required by COVID-19. Small businesses are in need of help with their work from home technology setup, online meetings, security setup, document management, marketing, and commerce. Sessions are available 1pm to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. Ready? Visit https://districthallprovidence.org/commerceofficehours/ to book now!

 

Apr
7
Tue
Public Lounge Closed
Apr 7 all-day

Due to ongoing concerns over COVID-19, the team at District Hall Providence has made the difficult decision to close our public lounge until further notice, out of an abundance of caution. Please check our social media channels (@vencafepvd) often for updates. We hope to see you all again very soon!

Virtual Popup: “Why Rhode Island Needs to Invest in Broadband”
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-why-rhode-island-needs-to-invest-in-broadband-tickets-101752729152

[VIRTUAL SESSION]

How does internet connectivity across Rhode Island impact business, education, medicine, and innovation? Statewide internet access varies greatly and has a tremendous impact on businesses across the state. Join Ainsley Cantoral, Strategic Initiatives Advisor at Providence Housing Authority; Ashley Medeiros, Project Director of Connect Greater Newport; and Daniela Fairchild, Director at Rhode Island Office of Innovation for an in depth discussion on the impact that statewide broadband internet access would have on Rhode Island.

Rhode Island Small Business Tech Support Office Hours
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Rhode Island Commerce has launched a program to provide free 45-minute tech support sessions for small businesses and sole proprietors via zoom or conference call. The program is staffed by volunteers from Rhode Island’s leading tech businesses. The purpose is to assist companies with the accelerated digital transformation required by COVID-19. Small businesses are in need of help with their work from home technology setup, online meetings, security setup, document management, marketing, and commerce. Sessions are available 1pm to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. Ready? Visit https://districthallprovidence.org/commerceofficehours/ to book now!

 

Apr
8
Wed
Public Lounge Closed
Apr 8 all-day

Due to ongoing concerns over COVID-19, the team at District Hall Providence has made the difficult decision to close our public lounge until further notice, out of an abundance of caution. Please check our social media channels (@vencafepvd) often for updates. We hope to see you all again very soon!

Virtual Series: “Innovation As an Antidote: RI’s Impact Entrepreneurs Respond to COVID-19” with Social Enterprise Greenhouse
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/innovation-as-an-antidote-ris-impact-entrepreneurs-respond-to-covid-19-tickets-100582541088

In this inspiring VIRTUAL weekly series, you will hear stories about how some of the state’s leading impact entrepreneurs are innovating and adapting to address critical social challenges arising from the COVID-19 crisis. Join us to learn about innovation and resources that can be useful to you, your family, and your community and to find out how you can engage and help. Most importantly, this series will highlight ways we are coming together as a community to make sure everyone gets the assistance they need during this demanding time.

Join us to hear stories about entrepreneurial innovations, followed by a moderated Q&A from the audience. Hosted by Kelly Ramirez, CEO of Social Enterprise Greenhouse.

Social Enterprise Greenhouse creates positive social and economic impact by providing social entrepreneurs and enterprises with the tools and networks they need to thrive. We also foster an ecosystem of diverse stakeholders who work to enable a more just, equitable and resilient economy. Learn more at www.segreenhouse.org.

 

On Wednesday April 8, we will welcome Deborah Burton of RI Elder Info, who will speak about the impact of COVID-19 on the senior population.

The COVID-19 crisis has shed a bright light on the social isolation that many Seniors face every day. Join the conversation to learn what resources are out there for our Seniors and how we can cultivate a culture of caring in our own communities. 

About Deb Burton

Deborah Burton has worked in various roles in healthcare, public health research and elder advocacy for over 30 years. She has given presentations for dozens of groups who want to learn more about aging safely in the community, what to look for when selecting a long term care facility, and recognizing and reporting elder abuse. Deborah holds a Master of Science in Gerontology in the Management of Aging Services and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She is a member of the Gerontological Society of America and an inductee of Sigma Phi Omega (SPO), the International Academic Honor and Professional Society in Gerontology. She is also a member of Congressman Langevin’s “Senior Advisory Committee” and regularly participates in the RI Lieutenant Governor’s Long Term Care Coordinating Council (LTCCC), the Rhode Island Elder Mental Health and Addiction Coalition (RIEMHAC), and the Rhode Island Minority Elder Task Force (RIMETF).

Rhode Island Small Business Tech Support Office Hours
Apr 8 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Rhode Island Commerce has launched a program to provide free 45-minute tech support sessions for small businesses and sole proprietors via zoom or conference call. The program is staffed by volunteers from Rhode Island’s leading tech businesses. The purpose is to assist companies with the accelerated digital transformation required by COVID-19. Small businesses are in need of help with their work from home technology setup, online meetings, security setup, document management, marketing, and commerce. Sessions are available 1pm to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. Ready? Visit https://districthallprovidence.org/commerceofficehours/ to book now!

 

Apr
9
Thu
Public Lounge Closed
Apr 9 all-day

Due to ongoing concerns over COVID-19, the team at District Hall Providence has made the difficult decision to close our public lounge until further notice, out of an abundance of caution. Please check our social media channels (@vencafepvd) often for updates. We hope to see you all again very soon!

Rhode Island Small Business Tech Support Office Hours
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Rhode Island Commerce has launched a program to provide free 45-minute tech support sessions for small businesses and sole proprietors via zoom or conference call. The program is staffed by volunteers from Rhode Island’s leading tech businesses. The purpose is to assist companies with the accelerated digital transformation required by COVID-19. Small businesses are in need of help with their work from home technology setup, online meetings, security setup, document management, marketing, and commerce. Sessions are available 1pm to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. Ready? Visit https://districthallprovidence.org/commerceofficehours/ to book now!

 

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