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The newly launched African American Mayors Association (AAMA) was established to represent over 500 African American mayors and their 48 million constituents across the United States.
We are a premiere organization representing black elected officials, and we focus on empowering our mayors in their communities and elevating their voice on a national stage.
Op-ed by Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson With the gridlock in Washington DC, many Americans are wondering how our country will ever get back on track. While their frustration with the federal government is warranted, they need to look no further than their own cities to find the answer. The U.S. economy is far from fixed, […]
Great news! White House Representatives will be joining the African American Mayors Association for the kick-off call for our My Brother’s Keeper Task (MBK) Force, led by AAMA 1st Vice President and Task Force Chair, Mayor Steve Benjamin (Columbia, SC). This is an excellent opportunity to have your questions on MBK answered directly. Date: Wednesday, July […]
Hello Region III Let’s Move Cities, Towns and Counties Partners, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) 2015 Culture of Health Prize is awarded annually to honor outstanding community efforts and partnerships that are helping people live healthier lives. Winning communities will each receive a $25,000 cash prize and have their accomplishments celebrated and shared broadly with the goal […]
Please Join U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez for a Special Conference Call with DOL Stakeholders Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)Overview and Implementation Wednesday, July 23, 2014 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM EDT Toll Free: 877-917-8928 Passcode: WIOA REGISTER @ http://webapps.dol.gov/DOLEvents/Event/View/326/ Please join U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training Portia Wu, and representatives […]