East Providence Mayor named Rodel Institute Fellow


January 30, 2023




Office of the Mayor

Dir. of Communications

Patricia Resende

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East Providence Mayor named Rodel Institute Fellow

Editor’s Note: Please see attached photo of Mayor Bob DaSilva


EAST PROVIDENCE, RI –East Providence Mayor Bob DaSilva has been named a Rodel Institute Fellow.


The Rodel America Rhode Island fellowship is a program under the Rodel Institute that convenes bipartisan groups of state and local leaders to foster leadership growth and strengthen relationships. The program is designed to break down barriers, increase mutual understanding between Rhode Island leaders and create an atmosphere that promotes practical problem-solving.


“I am absolutely thrilled to have been invited to participate in this fellowship,” Mayor Bob DaSilva said. “Rodel’s model of fueling bipartisan dialogue and engaging participants in sharing their diverse beliefs offers an opportunity for me to share my ideas with others while also learning from my peers who possess different policy perspectives.”


Participants in the Rodel America fellowship in Rhode Island will meet locally for three seminars throughout the year.


About the Rodel Institute:

The Rodel Institute is a nonpartisan center for leadership and intellectual growth. Rodel helps America’s most promising leaders reach their full potential as public servants, deepen their commitment to democracy and the rule of law, and work together to address some of our nation’s most important domestic and international challenges.