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25 Newly Elected Mayors Gather At Harvard

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More than two dozen newly-elected American mayors are gathering at Harvard University next week for a three-day leadership conference.

The seminar on Transition and Leadership for Newly Elected Mayors, co-sponsored by the U.S. Conference of Mayors, will run from Wednesday (Dec. 4) until Friday (Dec. 6) at Harvard University's Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Institute Director Trey Grayson says the seminar is an opportunity for new city leaders to engage with and learn from academics, policy experts and political practitioners on the urgent issues and complex challenges of governing today.

The newly elected mayors will participate in a variety of sessions that include transitioning from the campaign to office, finance and administration, jobs and the economy, public safety, education and technology.

This program aired on November 30, 2013. The audio for this program is not available.

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