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U.S. Mayors gather in Birmingham to talk racial, economic equality

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The U.S. Conference of Mayors are hosting panel discussions on economic equality and tolerance Thursday at 16th Street Baptist Church.

The event is part of Birmingham's five-day long remembrance of the Civil Rights Movement.

The participating mayors will also present a 10-point action plan on ways to end racial discrimination.

Below are the participants. Stay with ABC 33/40 for more on this developing story.

Kevin Johnson, Mayor of Sacramento, CA and Vice President, USCM

 

Moderator:

Panelists:

Michael Nutter, Mayor of Philadelphia, PA and Past President, USCM

Paul Soglin, Mayor of Madison, WI

Mitch Landrieu, Mayor of New Orleans, LA

Marilyn Strickland, Mayor of Tacoma, WA

10:25am-11:30am – Panel Discussion on Building Tolerance:

Moderator:

Panelists:

Chris Cabaldon, Mayor of West Sacramento, CA

Greg Fischer, Mayor of Louisville, KY

Ardell Brede, Mayor of Rochester, MN

11:30am – Remarks from Joe Riley, Mayor of Charleston, CA Past President, USCM

Don Plusquellic, Mayor of Akron, OH and Past President, USCM

9:00am-10:25am – Opening Remarks from Birmingham Mayor William Bell & Panel Discussion on Reaching Economic Justice:

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