Leadership Matters: Towns Participating in Innovative Leadership Development Program Report on a Year of Progress

Released by The Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy at Salve Regina

NEWPORT, RI – Leaders from Rhode Island’s cities and towns converged on the Pell Center at Salve Regina University on Friday, March 20, 2015, to report on a year’s worth of effort to improve the responsiveness and efficiency of local government. Part of Leadership Matters—a joint initiative between the Pell Center and the Public Sector Consortium, of Cambridge, MA—the innovation conference highlighted the work of the three Rhode Island communities to participate in the program’s inaugural year: Pawtucket, Middletown, and Newport.