The African American Mayors Association (AAMA) is the only organization exclusively representing African-American mayors in the United States. AAMA exists to empower local leaders for the benefit of their citizens. The role of the African American Mayors Association includes taking positions on public policies that impact the vitality and sustainability of cities; providing mayors with leadership and management tools; and creating a forum for member mayors to share best practices related to municipal management.



Active Members

AAMA is a non-partisan, 501c(3) organization run by mayors and for mayors, which means we understand the gravity ofthe issues cities face. Our vast network of dedicated partners allows us to tackle these issues from various angles as we collaborate with research partners to gain in-depth insights, work with businesses to create tech-forward solutions, and provide a space for cultivating and sharing best practices.

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