Democratic Municipal Officials Digest
Week of 8/24/2020
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- How Decades of Racist Housing Policy Left Neighborhoods Sweltering – Redlined neighborhoods have more asphalt surfaces and fewer trees, making them dangerous heat sinks.
- Granite Falls Mayor Dave Smiglewski honored with top award for elected officials from the League of Minnesota Cities
Ideas for Cities
Advisory Board Updates
- A Plan To Safely Reopen America’s Schools and Communities – American Federation of Teachers
News for Democrats
- Trump Cabinet officials voted in 2018 White House meeting to separate migrant children, say officials
- Tennessee governor signs bill increasing punishments for certain protests – Punishments include a loss of voting rights for protesters convicted of a felony for camping on state property.
Pic of the Week
Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris appear together on the fourth night of the Democratic National Convention.