Ward 3

Councilwoman Nirva R. LaFortune

Councilwoman Nirva R. LaFortune is a Providence City Council Member representing the city’s third ward, which includes the neighborhoods of Mount Hope, Hope Village (Summit), Collyer Park and Blackstone. She is the first Haitian American to hold elected office in the state of Rhode Island.

Since joining the council following a special election in August 2017, Councilwoman LaFortune has served as the Vice Chair of the Special Committee on Education.

Ward 3: Mount Hope, Hope Village (Summit), Collyer Park, and Blackstone

Ward 3 is home to the Mount Hope, Hope Village (Summit), Collyer Park and Blackstone neighborhoods. This diverse section of the City is home to Miriam Hospital. Though officially referred to as Hope Village, this neighborhood is commonly known as Summit, because Summit St. runs directly through the center. The historic North Burial Ground, which is the final resting place of many notable figures in Rhode Island history, can also be found in Ward 3.

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June 2020

What’s Next? A 3-Part Virtual Webinar Series to Help Young Adults Transition to College & Beyond

June 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until June 12, 2020

Join Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune and Providence Schools for a 3-part virtual webinar series to help young adults transition to college and beyond. If you are a Junior or Senior in the City of Providence, we encourage you to sign up for this three-part webinar: What's Next? With Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune Friday, May 29 @ Noon Civics: What does it mean to be civically engaged? Does my vote really matter? Why should I be counted in the 2020 Census? This session will…

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