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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.
Job Description The primary responsibility of the Operations Associate is the administration of all aspects of ongoing AAMA programming, including in-person meetings and teleconferences. The Operations Associate will report to the Executive Director and ensure the successful execution of events, including the AAMA Annual Conference. Additional duties include coordinating speaking engagements and events for member […]
Job Description The Policy Associate will serve as the strategic coordinator for AAMA’s Policy Committees, including the Justice Reform Task Force, the MBK Task Force, and other Committees as established by the AAMA Board of Trustees. The AAMA Associate will schedule Committee conference calls, draft agendas and talking points, and serve as AAMA’s point of […]
African American Mayors Influence and Actions Toward Gun Reform Across the United States, government leaders are often challenged to implement new legislation that will address the concerns of the community. Recent tragedies, such as the Orlando Shooting in Orlando, Florida and reoccurring police shootings, have shifted the nation’s attention to gun reform in its […]
President Obama to Participate in Town Hall on Race With David Muir – Thursday @ 8pm By ABC NEWS Jul 12, 2016, 6:39 PM ET With the recent tragic events in Minneapolis, Baton Rouge and Dallas still fresh on the minds of Americans, President Obama is expected to participate in a Disney Media Networks town hall this week titled […]