The United States Conference of Mayors is the official nonpartisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more. There are 1,139 such cities in the country today. Each city is represented in the Conference by its chief elected official, the mayor
The primary roles of The U.S. Conference of Mayors are to:
- Promote the development of effective national urban/suburban policy;
- Strengthen federal-city relationships;
- Ensure that federal policy meets urban needs;
- Provide mayors with leadership and management tools; and
- Create a forum in which mayors can share ideas and information.
Peter Callstrom has been appointed to the United States Conference of Mayors Workforce Development Council for 2013. The U.S. Conference of Mayors takes the lead in bringing national attention to the challenges and potential of urban America, particularly in areas relating to employment and training and workforce development.
“I am honored to serve on the Workforce Development Council for the U.S. Conference of Mayors,” said Mr. Callstrom. “I look forward to sharing California perspectives, needs, and innovations. The delivery of quality workforce investment has never been more important to our economy and the thousands of job seekers that we support.”
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