U.S. Conference of Mayors News Release.
Immigration, Trade, Affordable Housing, Census, Jobs, Climate Top Agenda
Washington, D.C. – For the first time since 1963, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) will hold its Annual Meeting in Honolulu (HI). Under the leadership of USCM President Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and host Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell, more than 200 mayors from across the country will come together to discuss a wide variety of priorities that contribute to the overall health of America’s cities. They will also consider and adopt policy resolutions that guide the advocacy agenda of the organization. The Meeting, which will be held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, will run through Monday, July 1, 2019.
An opening press conference is scheduled for Friday, June 28 at 11:30 am HST.
As per the draft agenda, sessions on climate include:
- Moving Toward a Carbon-Free Economy: Local Policies & Innovative Best Practices
- MAYORS CLIMATE PROTECTION AWARDS LUNCHEON
- Environment Standing Committee
- The Pathway to 100% Renewable Energy in America’s Cities