RESTORE GREATER NEWPORT
Restore Greater Newport is a task force dedicated to regaining economic prosperity in our region. We are a group of private, public, and government representatives working collaboratively to minimize the economic impact of the COVID-19 economic crisis, especially for the most vulnerable businesses and workers in our community.
Define, communicate, and encourage health and safety best-practices based on state and national recommendations.
Encourage alignment and consistency of recovery policies and messaging between the region’s trade associations, local and state governments, and local businesses.
Develop short-term programs to support business retention and longer-term efforts aimed at mitigating sustained economic impacts.
Accelerate recovery by leveraging our region’s community assets and aggressively pursuing external support for our opportunities and needs.
Ensure prosperity by better preparing for future economic disruptions.
Economic Crisis Intervention
Immediate relief and communication with businesses.
Economic Impact Mitigation
Develop short-term actions in support of business restarts and a plan for longer-term economic impact mitigation.
Economic Asset Activation
Deploy more scaled community assistance.
Steady the economy and build a stronger future.