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Mayor Debbie Meyers-Martin (Olympia Fields, IL)

Debbie Meyers-Martin (Olympia Fields, IL) Mayor Debbie Meyers-Martin has been the Village President (Mayor) of the Village of Olympia Fields, IL since December 2010. Since stepping into this role, Meyers-Martin has appeared on CNN News Magazine, a nationally televised program, to discuss economic and retail development in multicultural communities. Additionally, Village President Meyers-Martin was invited to attend […]

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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 […]

“URGENCY OF NOW” CONFERENCE AFRICAN AMERICAN MAYORS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY MEET WITH FEDERAL OFFICIALS

Contact: Donald Gatlin, dgatlin@rabengroup.com, 202-587-2871   Mayors Will Address Intractable Policy Challenges Facing Municipalities WASHINGTON, DC— Over 150 participants including African American Mayors, Members of Congress, and Administration officials convened at the African American Mayors Association Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. last week, to discuss and develop solutions to a variety of intractable policy challenges […]

2016 Annual Conference Agenda

Thursday, April 21 10:30am – 12:00pm Conference Registration 12:00pm – 1:30pm Welcome Lunch Sponsored by AT&T 1:30pm- 2:15pm Plenary Session 1: Education 2:15pm – 3:00pm Plenary Session 2: Job Creation and Public-Private Partnerships 3:00pm – 3:15pm Break 3:00pm – 3:15pm Nominating Committee Meeting 3:15pm – 4:00pm Workshop 1: City Resource Center 3:15pm – 4:00pm Workshop […]

African American Mayors Commend President Obama’s SCOTUS Nomination of Judge Garland

African American Mayors across the country commended President Obama for the prompt nomination of Judge Merrick B. Garland to the United States Supreme Court. Mayor Steve Benjamin (Columbia, SC) “Judge Merrick Garland is an eminently qualified nominee for the Supreme Court. As Chief Judge for the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia […]


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