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      Providence mayor speaks at Promising practices

      Providence Mayor, Angel Taveras and six other panelists will share their perspectives on civic and community involvement at the 16th Annual Promising Practices Conference at Rhode Island College on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

      Conference participants include community leaders, presidents of local colleges and universities, and representatives of local nonprofit organizations, K-12 schools and state agencies.

      Two special sessions are aimed at providing practical skills for community-based work.{}

      Promising Practices is sponsored by Rhode Island College, with support from the Rhode Island Campus Compact and the Rhode Island Department of Education.