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  • Inclusive Design in Cities

    In September we launched the first-ever Mayors Innovative Design Cohort as a partnership with the American Institute of Architects. This project is pairing three mayors (& city staff) to work with an architect team to …

  • Ensuring Local Reproductive Freedom

    Friday, December 3 10:30am PT/11:30am MT/12:30pm CT/1:30pm ET A Mayors-exclusive Event Register Now Cities play a crucial role in ensuring that people can control their reproductive and sexual lives, choose whether and when to become …

  • Save the Dates: Winter 2022 Meeting

    We’re excited to announce that, based on overwhelming feedback from our mayors, we will be meeting in person this January! Winter 2022 Meeting Friday, January 21 – Saturday, January 22, 2022 in Washington, DC Registration, …

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    Event: Welcoming Afghan Refugees & Beyond

    Welcoming Afghan Refugees & Beyond: A Mayors-only Roundtable Wednesday, October 27 1pm PT/2pm MT/3pm CT/4pm ET Length: 45 minutes Register Now We all watched the upsetting footage out of Afghanistan in August as refugees fled …

  • Mayors Innovative Design Cohort Kicks Off

    The Mayors Innovative Design Cohort—a partnership with The American Institute of Architects—kicked off last month with a packed virtual room of architects, mayors and 20+ city staff from Eastpointe, MI, Clarksville, TN, and Blacksburg, VA.  …

  • Event: Sweeping Water Reforms in Toledo

    In partnership with the Water Center at Penn, this series spotlights challenges and solutions on water affordability. We invite local utility and city leaders that are striving to provide access to safe and affordable drinking and …

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    Lessons & Opportunities for Local Leaders in New York

    NYS Affordability Academy Launches Next Week! Maintaining affordable, safe, and reliable water systems is one way mayors can address disparities in their community. But what does your city have control over, and where do you …

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    Phoenix Plants Hedges to Reduce Air Pollution Exposure for Kids

    The Mayors Innovation Project, in partnership with Healthy Babies Bright Futures, provided grants to cities across the country to work towards better health outcomes for children. We are excited to share the story of one of …

  • Water Affordability Successes Nationwide

    Thanks to our partnership with The Water Center at Penn via our Water Affordability Program, we’ve been honored to work with utility and city leaders across the country, helping them reduce operational inefficiencies and keep …

  • Getting Bold in Beaverton, OR

    In honor of Welcoming America’s Welcoming Week, we are featuring one of our member cities—Beaverton, OR—that has made supporting immigrant communities a priority. Welcoming Week is a time when a chorus of thousands—in communities large …

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