WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Under the leadership of U.S. Conference of Mayors President Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, leaders of the Conference will meet with U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch on MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2015. During the meeting, Mayor Rawlings-Blake, Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will discuss various topics including responses to the homicide and violence spikes currently occurring in a number of cities, as well as criminal justice reform.
WHO: Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch
Assistant Attorney General Karol V. Mason of the Office of Justice Programs
Director Ronald Davis of the Community Oriented Policing Services Office
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, USCM President
Gary (IN) Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, USCM Criminal and Social Justice Committee Chair
New Orleans (LA) Mayor Mitch Landrieu, USCM Second Vice-President
Philadelphia (PA) Mayor Michael Nutter, USCM Past President
Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, USCM Advisory Board Member
WHEN: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2015
1:30 p.m. EST (Media Access: 1:00 p.m. EST; Final Access: 1:25 p.m. EST)
WHERE: U.S. Department of Justice
Attorney General's Conference Room (5th Floor)
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530
OPEN PRESS FOR REMARKS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE MEETING
NOTE: All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as a driver's license) as well as valid media credentials. Members of the media should RSVP to [email protected] by Friday, November 13, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. EST. Space is limited and not guaranteed. Attorney General Lynch and Mayor Rawlings-Blake will deliver brief statements to media at the top of the meeting. The remainder of the meeting is closed press. Press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to the Office of Public Affairs at [email protected] or 202-514-2007.
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SOURCE The U.S. Conference of Mayors