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LouisvilleKY’s Mayor Fischer wins national Education Pathways award

Recognizes mayor-led efforts to enhance college completion, career readiness Louisville, KY., – Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer was among three city leaders awarded a 2016 U.S. Conference of Mayors/USA Funds 2016 National Education Pathways with a Purpose award on Sunday. The awards, announced during the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) 84th annual meeting in Indianapolis, are sponsored by USCM and USA Funds, a nonprofit corporation that promotes student success in college and careers.  The winning communities – Louisville, Orlando, Fla., and Hartford, Conn. – will share a total of $150,000 in grants to recognize mayor-led programs that provide a more purposeful path…


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Louisville Recognized by U.S. Conference of Mayors for Environmental Sustainability Efforts

LOUISVILLE (September 9, 2015) – Representatives from the U.S. Conference of Mayors presented Mayor Greg Fischer with the Outstanding Achievement City Livability Award today for Louisville’s work to bring environmental sustainability to neighborhoods. “Our City Livability Awards Program gives us the opportunity to highlight mayoral leadership in making urban areas cleaner, safer, and more livable,” said Jocelyn Bogen, Director of the City Livability Awards Program for the U.S. Conference of Mayors. “We are grateful to Waste Management, Inc. for its many years of support for the City Livability Awards Program, and for the opportunity to showcase the innovation and commitment…


Louisville Mayor leads nation’s mayors in support of My Brother’s Keeper Challenge

LOUISVILLE, Ky., – Mayor Greg Fischer was the lead sponsor of a resolution approved this week by the nation’s mayors pledging continued support for a national initiative to help young men and boys of color stay on track with education and community engagement. The resolution, approved by mayors attending the U.S. Conference of Mayors annual meeting in San Francisco, aims to bolster nationwide support for the “My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Challenge,” launched by President Obama in 2014. “We know the critical importance of ensuring that every child, regardless of color, neighborhood or family situation has the opportunity to reach their full…