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Mayor Sylvester Turner (Houston, TX)

Mayor Sylvester Turner was elected Mayor of Houston on December 12, 2015, to serve a four year term beginning January 4, 2016. Sylvester Turner was born and raised in the Acres Homes community in northwest Houston. His parents moved to Acres Homes in 1954, the year Turner was born. Mayor Turner graduated from the University of Houston […]

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Washington, D.C. (June 13, 2016) — The African American Mayors Association (AAMA) joins the nation in mourning yesterday’s tragic mass shooting at the Orlando, Florida Pulse nightclub which claimed at least fifty lives. The tragedy took place during LGBT Pride Month, which commemorates the successes and  struggles of LGBT Americans. America’s mayors have been at […]

U.S. Labor Department announces availability of $80M in grants to provide job, leadership skills among disadvantaged youth

U.S. Labor Department announces availability of $80M in grants to provide job, leadership skills among disadvantaged youth YouthBuild programs help fill educational gaps to drive career success   Today, the U.S. Department of Labor announced the availability of $80 million in grant funding to support and expand YouthBuild programs nationwide. For those programs that offer […]


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