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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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African American Mayors Association Statement on the Presidential Debates

(Washington, DC), On behalf of the 500 African American mayors across the country, Mayor Sly James of Kansas City, MO and President of the African American Mayors Association, released the following statement in response to the first presidential debate: “Last night’s debate highlighted how the next president will influence some of the most important issues […]

AAMA President Sly James: Why America Needs a New Agenda for Cities

We all know the stories of crumbling roads, failing bridges and broadband access that lags behind our international peers. The last few decades have been hard on our urban centers but Americans are falling in love with cities again. Cities all over the country are experiencing major influxes of new residents. In fact, today, over […]

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