Media Advisories

ADVISORY: U.S. Conference of Mayors, Anti-Defamation League to Host Virtual Event on Implementing the Mayors’ Compact to Combat Hate and Extremism

Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at 2:30 PM ET Washington, D.C. – The nation has continued to see increasing levels of hate-based violence and harassment, a trend which led over 150 U.S. mayors to sign a compact committing to combat hate and extremism, renewing an earlier Mayors’ Compact developed in 2017 following the deadly violence in

By |2022-11-14T15:39:55-05:00November 14, 2022|Hate, Extremism, and Bigotry, Media Advisories|

ADVISORY: U.S. Conference of Mayors to Host Three Panels at COP27

Sessions Featuring U.S. Mayors Will Highlight Importance of Local Leadership in the Global Fight Against Climate Change Washington, D.C. – A delegation from the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) will be in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt next week for the COP27 Climate Change Conference. On Monday, November 14, mayors from across the United States will

By |2022-11-11T09:15:42-05:00November 11, 2022|Environment, Media Advisories|

ADVISORY: U.S. Conference of Mayors to Host Discussion on Free, Fair Elections and Public Safety

Virtual event to be moderated by Kansas City, MO Mayor Quinton Lucas Monday, October 24, 2022 at 2 pm ET Washington, D.C. –As millions of Americans prepare to cast ballots, there is significant concern that next month’s midterm elections face a wide range of security threats, including foreign cyber interference, disinformation campaigns, and voter intimidation.

By |2022-10-21T11:17:25-04:00October 21, 2022|Media Advisories, Press Room|

FRIDAY: USCM Leadership to Hold Press Conference Kicking Off Annual Meeting in Reno

170+ mayors gathering in Reno for U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 90th Annual Meeting  Washington, D.C. – On Friday, June 3, as part of the kickoff of the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) 90th Annual Meeting in Reno, Nevada, USCM President Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, host USCM Second Vice President Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve, and other mayors

By |2022-06-21T14:47:40-04:00June 2, 2022|90th Annual Meeting (2022), Media Advisories|

THIS WEEK: Vice President Kamala Harris to Address Nation’s Mayors

Friday, June 3, 2022 Reno, NV Washington, D.C. – On Friday, June 3, Vice President Kamala Harris will address the nation’s mayors during the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) 90th Annual Meeting in Reno, NV. The Vice President’s speech will kick off the first day of the Conference’s Annual Meeting, which will bring mayors from across the country together to engage

By |2022-06-01T10:48:58-04:00June 1, 2022|Media Advisories|

SAVE THE DATE: U.S. Conference of Mayors to Host 2022 Annual Meeting in Reno, Nevada

170+ mayors to focus on public safety, infrastructure, mental health, climate, & other issues at Conference’s largest annual gathering June 3 – 6, 2022 Washington, D.C. – From June 3 to June 6, 2022, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will hold its 90th Annual Meeting in Reno, Nevada. Under the leadership of USCM President Miami

By |2022-05-25T10:15:14-04:00May 25, 2022|Media Advisories|

City, State, and County Organizations Kick Off Infrastructure Week, Highlight Bipartisan Law’s Impact Throughout Country

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On Monday, May 16, leaders from the nation’s leading city, county, and state organizations will kick off Infrastructure Week (May 16-20) by sharing how game-changing federal investments in infrastructure are benefiting communities across the country. Six months after the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), also known as the

By |2022-05-12T13:27:41-04:00May 12, 2022|Media Advisories|

Mayors Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Jackie Robinson Breaking Baseball’s Color Barrier

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas, Fontana Mayor Acquanetta Warren, and Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim will discuss the connections their cities have to Jackie Robinson’s story Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, April 14, at 1:00 pm ET, to mark the 75th anniversary of Jackie Robinson becoming the first Black player in Major League Baseball, the U.S. Conference

By |2022-04-13T13:56:58-04:00April 13, 2022|Media Advisories|

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|

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|

WEDNESDAY: Chairwoman Maxine Waters Joins Nation’s Mayors to Call on Congress to Prioritize Housing Support in Build Back Better Plan

Washington, DC – As American cities continue to confront serious housing and homelessness challenges, mayors are calling on Congress to act. The U.S. Conference of Mayors will host a virtual press call on Wednesday, September 29 at 11:00AM ET to discuss important housing provisions authored by Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA, 43rd District), Chair of the House

By |2021-09-29T08:33:35-04:00September 29, 2021|Media Advisories|

FRIDAY: U.S. Mayors, National Urban League, and City Leaders to Call for Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan

Washington, D.C.— On Friday, September 24 at 11:00 am ET, U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and the National Urban League (NUL) will host a virtual press conference calling on Congress to pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill. USCM President Dayton (OH) Mayor Nan Whaley will be joined on the call by National Urban League President Marc Morial,

By |2021-09-23T15:19:36-04:00September 23, 2021|Media Advisories|

Final Day of 89th Annual Meeting of Nation’s Mayors Focuses on Children, Health & Human Services; Tourism, Arts, Parks, Entertainment & Sports; International Affairs

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney, Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve and DC Mayor Muriel Bowser to lead consideration of resolutions Washington, D.C. – On Friday, August 27th at 12:00PM ET, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will gather virtually for the fourth and final day of its 89th Annual Meeting. Three standing committees will meet: the Children, Health,

By |2021-08-27T09:29:05-04:00August 27, 2021|Media Advisories|

Nation’s Mayors to Discuss Metro Economies, Community Development and Housing, and Criminal and Social Justice

On Day Two of Annual Meeting, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, and Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas to lead consideration of resolutions Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, August 25th at 2:00 PM ET, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will gather virtually for the second day of its 89th Annual Meeting. Three

TODAY: Nation’s Mayors Kick off 89th Annual Meeting

Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock to lead consideration of transportation and communications resolutions Washington, D.C. – Today, Tuesday, August 24th at 4:00PM ET, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will kick off its 89th Annual Meeting. Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic and recent increase in cases due to the delta variant, the four-day meeting will

By |2021-08-24T11:56:21-04:00August 24, 2021|Media Advisories, Transportation and Communications|

New U.S. Conference of Mayors President Nan Whaley to Host Event in Columbus

Dayton Mayor Whaley Will Join Fellow Mayors and Discuss Policy Agenda for the Next Year, Including Push for Bipartisan Federal Infrastructure Package Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, July 13 at 12:45 pm ET, new U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley will host an event in Columbus, Ohio with fellow mayors. Mayor Whaley

By |2021-07-12T11:41:48-04:00July 9, 2021|Media Advisories|
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