WASHINGTON, DC—(Marketwired – July 24, 2016) – The 2nd Vice President of The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Columbia, SC Mayor Steve Benjamin will speak at the Democratic National Convention in Cleveland on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 8:00pm EDT, highlighting the work of mayors across the country.
While at the Convention, Mayor Benjamin will stress USCM's Compact for a Better America: A Call to Action, which calls on the Presidential candidates to recognize the critical role cities play in shaping America's future and to focus on policy issues that are important to people living in cities and their metropolitan areas. On the heels of tragic events involving gun violence in three American cities, Mayor Benjamin will continue to stress the importance of INVESTING in and PROTECTING cities and their metropolitan areas.
Note: Media interested in interviewing Mayor Benjamin during the Convention should contact Elena Temple–Webb at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202/286–1100 –or– Sara Durr at email@example.com or 202/215.1811.
Columbia, SC Mayor Steve Benjamin, USCM 2nd Vice President
Address at Democratic National Convention
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 8:00pm EDT
Wells Fargo Center | 3601 S. Broad St. | Philadelphia, PA 19148
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