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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Parents and kids joining  together tonight in Central Falls to learn about preventing opioid and heroin addiction. Chasing the Dragon

Parents and kids joining together in Central Falls to learn about preventing opioid and heroin addiction. Chasing the Dragon

 

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Friday, March 10, 2017
Prov PD, State Police, RI Fusion Center, RIEMA, FBI, Homeland Security, US Attorney's Office are discussing safety at Places of Worship

United States Attorney's Office, Prov Police, R.I. State Police, R.I. Fusion Center, R.I. Emergency Management, FBI, and Homeland Security discussed safety, risk assessment and training programs for Places of Worship, their staff and congregations during a workshop at the Providence Public Safety Complex. Local, state and federal law enforcement are prepared to visit religious gathering facilities to provide assessments and training for faith-based leaders.

 

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Sunday, March 5, 2017
Standing together with Rhode Islanders at the Holocaust Memorial in support of the Jewish community and denouncing anti-Semitism.

Standing together with Rhode Islanders at the Holocaust Memorial in Providence in support of the Jewish community and denouncing anti-Semitism.

 

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Thank you to the very attentive and engaging 8th grade classes at the Ferri Middle School in Johnston for inviting me to discuss opioid and heroin addiction, and to show the documentary Chasing the Dragon. A great group of students committed to making good choices!

Thank you to the very attentive and engaging 8th grade classes at the Ferri Middle School in Johnston for inviting me to discuss opioid and heroin addiction, and to show the documentary Chasing the Dragon. A great group of students committed to making good choices!

 

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017
United States Attorney Peter Neronha and First Assistant US Attorney Stephen Dambruch (seated) discuss civil rights protections and community/police relations with the Mt. Hope Neighborhood Association Crime

United States Attorney Peter Neronha and First Assistant US Attorney Stephen Dambruch (seated) discuss civil rights protections and community/police relations with the Mt. Hope Neighborhood Association Crime Watch.

 

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Monday, January 16, 2017
A weekend of inspiring celebrations of the life and ministry of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., attended by United States Attorney Peter Neronha, began with this gathering at the Calvary Baptist Church in Providence on Sunday, January 15.

A weekend of inspiring celebrations of the life and ministry of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., attended by United States Attorney Peter Neronha, began with this gathering at the Calvary Baptist Church in Providence on Sunday, January 15. On Monday, U.S. Attorney Neronha joined hundreds of Rhode Islanders in a community celebration of Dr. King’s life and ministry at the Ministers Alliance of Rhode Island annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Scholarship Breakfast. Later in the day, U.S. Attorney Neronha participated in a Civil Rights Roundtable discussion at the Mathewson Street Church in Providence and a candlelight vigil at the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence.

 

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Tonya Ketchel a student at the MET School in Providence, lunching with prosecutors and a federal trial attorney during her career day visit with the U.S. Attorney’s Office

Tonya Ketchel, a freshman at The MET School in Providence and an aspiring FBI agent, spent the day job shadowing Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) Richard Rose. In addition to spending time with U.S. Attorney Peter Neronha, who spoke about the history of the Office and former United States Attorneys, and the Presidential appointment and confirmation process each United States Attorney experiences, Ms. Ketchel attended a sentencing hearing before Chief Judge Smith with AUSA Rose and toured the federal facilities including a prisoner holding area.  Ms. Ketchel and AUSA Rose were joined at lunch by Department of Justice Trial Attorney Antonia Soares and AUSA Bethany Wong who shared their educational and professional backgrounds and experiences. 

Tonya Ketchel, a student at the MET School in Providence, with U.S. Attorney Peter Neronha during her job shadowing career day visit to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Tonya Ketchel, a freshman at The MET School in Providence, an aspiring FBI agent, spent the day job shadowing Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) Richard Rose. In addition to spending time with U.S. Attorney Peter Neronha, who spoke about the history of the Office and some of the former United States Attorneys, and the Presidential appointment and confirmation process each United States Attorney experiences, Ms. Ketchel attended a sentencing hearing before Chief Judge Smith with AUSA Rose and toured the federal facilities including a prisoner holding area.  Ms. Ketchel and AUSA Rose were joined at lunch by Department of Justice Trial Attorney Antonia Soares and AUSA Bethany Wong who shared their educational and professional backgrounds and experiences. 

 

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016
 United States Attorney Peter Neronha joined medical and treatment experts to discuss combating opiate-based painkillers and heroin addiction
United States Attorney Peter Neronha joined Prevent Opiate Abuse RI, The American Medicine Chest Challenge, City of Providence Healthy Community Office and The Journey to Hope, Health and Healing, Inc. at Vision Evangelica in Providence to discuss combating opiate-based painkillers and heroin addiction.

United States Attorney Peter Neronha joined Prevent Opiate Abuse RI, The American Medicine Chest Challenge, City of Providence Healthy Community Office and The Journey to Hope, Health and Healing, Inc. at Vision Evangelica in Providence to discuss combating opiate-based painkillers and heroin addiction.

 

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Friday, December 9, 2016
North Providence High School 9th grade classes participate in Opioid Awareness

United States Attorney Peter Neronha led a discussion about opioid awareness and making good choices with the 9th grade classes at North Providence High School. Students also viewed  the documentary Chasing the Dragon and heard from a local family member who lost their son to addiction.

 

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016
First Assistant United States Attorney Stephen Dambruch (left) speaking at a Publick Occurrences Forum on Pot and Profit hosted by the Providence Journal
First Assistant United States Attorney Stephen Dambruch (left) speaking at a Publick Occurrences Forum on Pot and Profit hosted by the Providence Journal

First Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen Dambruch, seated on the left, joined other members of law enforcement, patients, medical professionals, state regulators and marijuana legalization proponents at a Publick Occurrences forum at Rhode Island College to discuss the status of medical marijuana programs in Rhode Island and the potential for legalization of marijuana in Rhode Island. The forum was sponsored by The Providence Journal in partnership with Leadership Rhode Island and Rhode Island College.

 

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