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‘Civility, compassion’ themes of mayor’s remarks Published by Minnesota Post Bulletin on January 5, 2017 Rochester Mayor Ardell Brede asked for civility and compassion in his annual State of the City address, delivered Wednesday at a Rochester City Council meeting.
Mayors Unite Against Discrimination Published by Diversity, Inc. on April 15, 2016 In response to the anti-LGBT legislation passed in North Carolina and Mississippi, 10 mayors have come together and formed a coalition against such discriminatory laws.
Hales Joins Big City Mayors Opposing North Carolina, Mississippi Laws Published by Oregon Public Broadcasting on April 8, 2016 Portland Mayor Charlie Hales joins a group of his big city counterparts in opposition to “religious freedom” laws they see as anti-LGBT.
Big-City Mayors Commit To Fighting Anti-LGBT Laws Published by Huffington Post on April 8, 2016 A new coalition of city leaders is dedicated to fighting discriminatory policies in North Carolina and Mississippi.
U.S. Mayors Unite Against Discrimination Published by The Office of Mayor Edward B Murray on April 7, 2016 Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell, Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn today announced the formation of a coalition group called Mayors Against Discrimination in the wake of recent discriminatory laws enacted against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals.