Joe Biden has sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America! Revising the policies and introducing a paradigm shift from the Trump Era, Biden has set his eyes for a long-term goal to ward off the insecurities of the underprivileged, especially the racially segregated minorities.
On his first day in office, President Joe Biden took executive action to advance a racial equity agenda in alignment with the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ (USCM). The entire committee prioritized their initiatives on dismantling systemic racism and ensuring the human and civil rights of all Americans. Welcoming the executive orders signed by the president, USCM President and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer issued the following statement:
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“It’s a new day in America, and mayors across the country applaud President Biden for making good on his day-one promise to address the systemic and institutional racism that has for too long denied equal rights, access and opportunity to too many people. The global health pandemic has not only stolen the lives of our family and friends, but it has also disproportionately affected communities of color and has forced us to more quickly, more aggressively and more transformationally confront the realities of how deep the ills of racial inequity run in our government, our systems, and our collective communities”.
Biden Presidency to support under reserved communities.
The US Conference of Mayors, official nonpartisan organization of cities,unanimously have marshaled their resources, their collective wisdom, their energy, and their compassion to take actionable decisions and policies to rebuild the country from the ashes of oppression. The US Mayors have decided to fend-off the inequitable systems and processes that have impeded pathways to opportunity and justice.
“President Biden’s actions today have the power to fundamentally transform and bring much-needed balance to all levels of government—in areas ranging from health care to criminal justice—for generations to come. Mayors are committed to this important work and will remain steadfast in our responsibility to root out racism, support under reserved communities, and advance necessary change at the local level,” stated the US Mayors in their first conference with President Joe Biden.