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New Mayors To Meet At Harvard

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More than 25 newly elected mayors from across the country will meet at Harvard University's Institute of Politics for a conference on leadership and the issues they face.

The 20th biennial seminar runs from Wednesday through Friday at the Institute of Politics' John F. Kennedy School of Government.

The mayors will participate in a variety of sessions led by academics, practitioners and current and former mayors. The seminar includes sessions on transitioning from the campaign to city hall, finance and administration, jobs and the economy, public safety, education and technology.

Boston Mayor-elect Martin Walsh will participate. Other mayors expected to be on hand are: Kathy Sheehan of Albany, N.Y.; Esther Manheimer of Asheville, N.C.; John Ducey of Brick Township, N.J.; Nan Whaley of Dayton, Ohio; and Ed Murray of Seattle.

This program aired on November 28, 2013. The audio for this program is not available.

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