Americans for the Arts and The United States Conference of Mayors Honor Elected Officials for Exceptional Commitment to Arts

Governor Bill Anaotubby, Mayor Sylvester Turner, Mayor Gavin Buckley Understand Important Role That Arts and Culture Play in Society WASHINGTON, DC—Americans for the Arts and The United States Conference of Mayors today presented the 2022 Public Leadership in the Arts Awards to three elected officials at The U.S. Conference of Mayors 90th Winter Meeting. The

By |2022-01-21T09:50:04-05:00January 21, 2022|News|

143 Mayors Sign Pledge on Racial Equity

Mayors’ compact to advance racial equity in cities in measurable and sustainable ways Washington, D.C. – This week, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and the African American Mayors Association (AAMA) announced that 143 mayors—Democrats, Republicans and Independents—have pledged to advance racial equity in their cities by signing the Mayors’ Compact on Racial Equity. With

By |2022-01-21T08:37:15-05:00January 21, 2022|News, Press Room|

Speaker Pelosi, Secretary Buttigieg, Secretary Mayorkas Among the Highlights of Day Two of the USCM Winter Meeting

Nation’s mayors and federal leaders continue to discuss the challenges and opportunities for cities in 2022 Washington, D.C.— The U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 90th Annual Winter Meeting continued today, featuring conversations among mayors, business leaders, and key members of the Biden Administration, as well as a visit from United States Speaker of the House Nancy

By |2022-01-20T20:53:24-05:00January 20, 2022|News, Press Room|

On Final Day of 90th Winter Meeting, President Biden to Address America’s Mayors

Friday, January 21, 2022 Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will conclude its 90th Annual Winter Meeting. President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. will address the Winter Meeting to conclude the event. Before that, mayors will meet with Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, Attorney General

By |2022-01-20T14:28:23-05:00January 20, 2022|Media Advisories|

Nine Cities Share $745,000 in Grants to Promote Childhood Obesity Prevention and Environmental Health and Sustainability Programs

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America (ABFHA) announced during the 90th Annual USCM Winter Meeting the winners of the 2022 Childhood Obesity Prevention and Environmental Health and Sustainability Awards, granting $745,000 to nine U.S. cities. Since the beginning of their decade-long partnership, USCM and

By |2022-01-20T14:26:01-05:00January 20, 2022|News, Press Room|

On Final Day of 90th Winter Meeting, President Biden to Address America’s Mayors

Friday, January 21, 2022 Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will conclude its 90th Annual Winter Meeting. President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. will address the Winter Meeting to conclude the event. Before that, mayors will meet with Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, Attorney General

By |2022-01-20T09:41:55-05:00January 20, 2022|News|

United States Conference of Mayors Kicks Off 90th Annual Winter Meeting

Mayors released annual U.S. Metro Economies Report, held sessions on key issues such as gun violence prevention and ARPA implementation, and met with Biden administration officials Washington, D.C.— On the first day of the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) 90th Annual Winter Meeting, America’s mayors gathered for a productive day to discuss the biggest

Nation’s Mayors Announce New Climate Initiative with Wells Fargo

Year-long partnership will produce report and event series to educate municipal and business leaders on climate change risks, solutions, and barriers to action Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) announced a new climate initiative and partnership with Wells Fargo to educate mayors and business leaders on the best practices to address

By |2022-01-19T15:07:32-05:00January 19, 2022|News, Press Room|

WEDNESDAY: USCM President Francis Suarez, Leading Mayors to Host Press Conference at Winter Meeting

In-Person Media Availability to Take Place at Capital Hilton in Washington, DC Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, as part of the kickoff of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM)’s 90th Annual Winter Meeting, USCM President and Miami Mayor Francis Suarez and other mayors will host a press conference to outline USCM priorities and discuss cities’ efforts to rebuild and

By |2022-01-19T08:55:53-05:00January 18, 2022|Media Advisories|

WEDNESDAY: Nation’s Mayors Kick Off 90th Winter Meeting

Mayors Participate in Sessions on Metro Economies; Implementing ARPA Funds; Reducing Gun Violence; Reducing Homelessness; Immigration Issues and More USCM President Francis Suarez, Additional Mayors to Hold Press Conference at 11:45AM Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will kick off their 90th Annual Winter Meeting at the Capital Hilton. Mayors will hear

By |2022-01-19T08:45:27-05:00January 18, 2022|Media Advisories|

NEXT WEEK: President Joe Biden to Address Nation’s Mayors

Friday, January 21, 2022 Capital Hilton | Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. – Next week, on Friday, January 21, President Joe Biden will address the nation’s mayors during the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) 90th Annual Winter Meeting. The president’s speech will conclude the three-day meeting, which will feature mayors engaging with each other as well as congressional and

By |2022-01-14T13:49:09-05:00January 14, 2022|Media Advisories|

ADVISORY: U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting to Bring Together Local and Federal Leaders

Speakers Include Speaker Nancy Pelosi, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, and Others January 19-21, 2022, in Washington, DC Washington, D.C. – The U.S Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) is set to hold its 90th Annual Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. from January 19 through January 21 at the Capital Hilton, featuring local and federal leaders discussing the biggest

By |2022-01-13T14:43:52-05:00January 13, 2022|Media Advisories|

Inauguration of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez as 80th President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors

Suarez to Deliver Remarks and Lay Out Vision for America’s Cities Miami, Florida — On Monday, January 3rd at 4:00 pm ET, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will inaugurate Miami Mayor Francis X. Suarez as its 80th President. At the event, Mayor Suarez will make remarks and outline his vision for how mayors can work together

By |2022-01-03T09:13:40-05:00January 3, 2022|Media Advisories|

151 Mayors Send Letter to U.S. Senate Urging Swift Action on Voting Rights Legislation; Call for Up or Down Vote

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Conference of Mayors sent a letter signed by 151 bipartisan mayors to Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell urging the U.S. Senate to take action this month on voting rights legislation, specifically the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (S. 4) and the Freedom to Vote

By |2022-01-03T17:07:50-05:00January 3, 2022|News, Press Room|
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