Jorge Elorza

  • Recap: Reading Across Rhode Island Kick-Off Event: “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You”

    On March 11, 2021 Salve Regina University’s Pell Center and the Rhode Island Center for the Book hosted a virtual kick-off event for the 2021 “Reading Across Rhode Island” statewide read, “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You.” The floor was opened to audience members to ask questions for guest speakers Providence Rhode Island Mayor Jorge Elorza, Valerie Tutson, a founding member and executive director of the Rhode Island Black Storytellers, and … Read More

  • Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You: “Reading Across Rhode Island” Kick-Off Event

     “Reading Across Rhode Island” Kicks Off virtually on January 26th from 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Readers are invited to join Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza, Reading Across Rhode Island Honorary Chair Val Tutson, Reading Across Rhode Island Education Chair Maureen Nagle and moderator Jim Ludes, Executive Director, Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy for an engaging introduction to the statewide read, “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You” by Jason Reynolds and … Read More

  • 2021 Spring Event Series Announced

    The Pell Center is pleased to announce its 2021 spring event series.  Tickets to these events are free and will be available approximately two weeks prior to the event date.   All events will take place virtually on the Pell Center’s Facebook page.  Please RSVP for each event on the Pell Center’s Eventbrite page and email [email protected] with questions.  To be notified when tickets become available, subscribe to our mailing list at the bottom … Read More