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|

Nation’s Mayors to Discuss Mayoral Vaccine Challenge with Dr. Anthony Fauci

Effort Aims to Increase COVID-19 Vaccinations Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 22 at 4:00 pm ET, the nation’s mayors will gather virtually with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Chief Medical Advisor to the President of the United States, to discuss the urgent work cities are doing in conjunction

By |2021-06-21T17:56:38-04:00June 21, 2021|Media Advisories|

ADVISORY: In Wake of Escalating Gun Violence, Mayors Call on Washington to Take Action to Protect Americans

Washington, D.C.— Today at 3:15 PM Eastern, the mayors of Dayton, Chicago, Austin, Houston, and Savannah will convene a virtual press conference to discuss the alarming rise in gun violence across the country and to urge President Biden to take immediate action to make their cities safer for their residents. Over the weekend, four cities – Austin,

By |2021-06-15T13:51:56-04:00June 15, 2021|Media Advisories|

U.S. Conference of Mayors to Kickoff Mayors Challenge with U.S. Surgeon General Murthy

Effort Aims to Increase COVID-19 Vaccinations Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, Friday, June 4 at 1:30 pm ET, the nation’s mayors will gather virtually with U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy to kick off the “Mayors Challenge,” an effort being done in conjunction with President Biden’s national Month of Action to increase COVID-19 vaccinations. The Mayors Challenge, which

By |2021-06-03T17:33:21-04:00June 3, 2021|Media Advisories|

U.S. Conference of Mayors to Convene ‘Reimagining Public Safety’ Summit in Partnership with Cities United & Everytown for Gun Safety

Tuesday, May 18 – Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Washington, D.C. – America’s mayors are gathering virtually for a summit on Reimagining Public Safety on Tuesday, May 18 and Wednesday, May 19, 2021. The virtual summit, being held in partnership with Cities United and Everytown for Gun Safety, will be convened as Congress is being called to

By |2021-05-14T12:44:54-04:00May 14, 2021|Media Advisories|

ADVISORY: Senator Sherrod Brown (OH), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, to Discuss Economic Recovery with Nation’s Mayors

Washington, D.C.— On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) Council on Metro Economies and the New American City will host Senator Sherrod Brown (OH), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, for a virtual discussion at 2:00 p.m. ET. Senator Brown will be joined by mayors from across the

By |2021-04-12T17:34:23-04:00April 12, 2021|Media Advisories|

Mayors to Hold Virtual Discussion on Preventing and Responding to Anti-Asian Discrimination and Violence in Cities

Washington, D.C.— On Thursday, April 1st, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will hold a virtual conversation at 1:00 p.m. EDT to discuss the increasing incidents of violence and hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in cities across the nation. The webinar will be led by Fremont Mayor Lily Mei who will be joined by Executive Director of Asian

By |2021-04-01T10:04:42-04:00April 1, 2021|Media Advisories|

U.S. Conference of Mayors, National League of Cities & National Association of Counties to Hold Press Conference on Urgent Need for Direct Local Aid

Washington, D.C. – Today at 11:00 AM ET, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), the National League of Cities (NLC) and National Association of Counties (NACo) will hold a joint Zoom press conference to call on Congress to pass the direct fiscal assistance to cities and counties included in the Biden Administration’s American rescue plan.

By |2021-01-28T09:06:51-05:00January 28, 2021|Media Advisories|

Dalai Lama to Join as a Special Guest for Virtual Discussion With U.S. Conference of Mayors, Strong Cities Network

Session concludes U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 89th Winter Meeting Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 10:30 PM ET, the U.S. Conference of Mayors and Strong Cities Network will hold a joint discussion with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama appearing as a special guest. The conversation will feature mayors from countries around the

By |2021-01-26T10:42:14-05:00January 26, 2021|Media Advisories|

On Final Day of Winter Meeting, Nation’s Mayors to Meet with Biden Administration Officials, Focus on Climate, Immigration

Washington, D.C. – Hundreds of mayors from across the country are gathering for the final day of the virtual U.S. Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) 89th Winter Meeting on Saturday, January 23. Mayors will meet with former Mayor Pete Buttigieg, nominee to be U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary, as well as Special Presidential Envoy on Climate John Kerry

By |2021-01-23T13:16:54-05:00January 23, 2021|Media Advisories|

THIS WEEK: Nation’s Mayors to Meet with Biden Administration Officials

Mayors to Discuss Priorities with Biden Administration Officials, Congressional Leaders & Business Leaders at 89th U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Winter Meeting Thursday, January 21 – Saturday, January 23, 2021 Washington, D.C. – Hundreds of mayors from across the country are gathering virtually for the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) 89th Winter Meeting from Thursday, January 21 to Saturday,

By |2021-01-21T10:17:44-05:00January 21, 2021|Media Advisories|

Nation’s Mayors to Gather Virtually for 89th U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Winter Meeting

Mayors to Meet with Biden Administration Officials, Congressional Leaders & Business Leaders to discuss priorities including COVID-19 response and recovery, vaccine distribution, climate change, immigration and more Thursday, January 21 – Saturday, January 23, 2021 Washington, D.C. – Hundreds of mayors from across the country are gathering virtually for the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) 89th Winter Meeting

By |2021-01-19T18:37:46-05:00January 19, 2021|Media Advisories|

ADVISORY: Mayors and Police Chiefs to Hold Virtual Meeting on Election-Related Violence and Security Concerns

Washington, D.C. – On Friday, October 30th, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA) will hold a joint meeting at 3:00 PM ET on security issues relating to the November 3 election. Mayors and police chiefs will discuss their concerns and strategies for maximizing public safety, as well as how to

By |2020-10-29T17:30:30-04:00October 29, 2020|Media Advisories|

U.S. Conference of Mayors & Verizon to Host Roundtable on Achieving Public Safety and Justice for All with Mayors of Chicago, Cincinnati and Tampa; CEOs of Walmart and Centene; and Former Philadelphia and Washington, DC Police Chief Charles Ramsey

Roundtable is final in a five-part series entitled, “A National Discussion on Achieving an American Breakthrough: Mayors and CEOs in Conversation on Equity, Recovery and Growth” Washington, D.C. & Basking Ridge, NJ — On Tuesday, October 27th at 2:00 pm ET, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Verizon will host the fifth and final

By |2020-10-26T10:46:20-04:00October 26, 2020|Media Advisories|

U.S. Conference of Mayors, Verizon to Host Roundtable on Eliminating Poverty with Mayors and the Leaders of Global Citizen and EY

Roundtable is fourth in a five-part series entitled, “A National Discussion on Achieving an American Breakthrough: Mayors and CEOs in Conversation on Equity, Recovery and Growth” Washington, D.C. & Basking Ridge, NJ — On Wednesday, October 21st at 2:00 pm ET, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Verizon will host the fourth session of

By |2020-10-20T11:05:22-04:00October 20, 2020|Media Advisories|
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