Munici-pals: National mayors group hopes to combat bigotry with compassion

Montgomery Advertiser

Thirteen mayors of varying genders, races and backgrounds walked into the Renaissance Hotel conference room Wednesday carrying stories of hate-based division and violence they’ve witnessed as citizens and municipal leaders.

For hours, the group swapped lessons gleaned from leading cities through adversity. Faced with what they called a divisive political climate and rising public bigotry, the summit’s goal was to begin establishing a resource for mayors nationwide to use in times of division. Read more>>>