The close working relationship that USCM staff have with Mayors allows for the synergistic development of major health and human services initiatives at the local and national level. Staff responds to Mayors’ public health priorities by exploring ways that Mayors as a group can effectively address those priorities. Staff members inform Mayors of developments in public health and human services that affect urban populations. Backed by the authority of Mayors, staff is able to bring national attention to major health initiatives.
Repeal Will Threaten Safety of Low-Income Americans & Put Hospitals in Economic Jeopardy Washington, D.C. – As threats to the Affordable Care Act loom, Mayors across the country will hold a National Mayors’ Day of Action on Wednesday, February 22nd to stress the serious impact losing healthcare coverage would have on millions of Americans. Taking advantage [...]