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|

ADVISORY: Mayors Host Virtual Event on Administration’s Early Ending of Census Count

Nation’s Mayors Continue to Insist on a Full Count in 2020 Washington, D.C.— On Monday, October 19th, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will hold a virtual conversation at 12:00 p.m. ET to discuss how ending the census early could impact local communities. Earlier this week the Supreme Court halted a district court order that required the Census Bureau to

By |2020-10-16T14:19:20-04:00October 16, 2020|Media Advisories|

U.S. Conference of Mayors, Verizon to Host Roundtable on Dismantling Racism with Mayors and CEOs

Roundtable is second 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 7th at 2:00 pm ET, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Verizon will host the second session of

By |2020-10-06T12:32:31-04:00October 6, 2020|Media Advisories|

U.S. Conference of Mayors, Verizon to Host Roundtable Series with Mayors and CEOs

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 Thursday, October 1st at 2:00 pm ET, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Verizon will kick off a virtual roundtable series entitled “A National Discussion on Achieving an

By |2020-10-01T10:12:13-04:00October 1, 2020|Media Advisories, Press Room|

Former Vice President Joe Biden to Address Nation’s Mayors

Washington, D.C. – On Saturday, September 26th, Former Vice President Joe Biden will address the nation’s mayors during the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) Fall Leadership Meeting. Vice President Biden will speak at 2:45 pm ET. The Meeting, which is being held virtually from September 24-26, brings together the Conference’s top leaders to discuss the state

By |2020-09-24T19:05:38-04:00September 24, 2020|Media Advisories, News, Press Room|

MONDAY at the Republican National Convention: America’s Mayors Continue Discussion of Bold Solutions with Event Focused on Mayors’ 2020 Vision

The Bipartisan Official Policy of the USCM Was Recently Revised to Focus on Today’s Biggest Issues, Event Follows Launch of Agenda at DNC Last Week Washington, DC – This past week, the US Conference of Mayors (USCM) participated in a virtual event at the Democratic National Convention to launch the newly-updated The Mayors’ 2020 Vision:

By |2020-08-21T11:52:15-04:00August 21, 2020|Media Advisories|
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