April 19, 2024
Mayor Todd Gloria. Picture by Ken Stone

San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria was scheduled to journey to Washington D.C. Tuesday to attend the three-day U.S. Convention of Mayors Winter Assembly, the place he’ll talk about the problem of immigration and take part in varied classes.

The convention’s 92nd winter assembly will happen Wednesday by way of Friday on the Capitol Hilton with a pre-conference session Tuesday on Ladies Small Enterprise House owners and Entrepreneurs.

Gloria is anticipated to return to San Diego on Friday.

On Wednesday, Gloria will ship remarks in the course of the Opioid Epidemic: Proof-Knowledgeable Mayoral Methods panel, talking on his personal actions combating the proliferation of that drug within the metropolis.

Convention President and Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve will welcome greater than 250 mayors from cities with populations of 30,000 or extra from throughout the nation to debate challenges going through cities, together with psychological well being, public security, immigration, housing and homelessness, workforce growth and infrastructure funding.

Gloria is ready to reasonable a discussion board Thursday titled LGBTQ Alliance Assembly, with Satya Rhodes-Conway, the mayor of Madison, Wisconsin.

On Friday, he’ll reasonable Present Points in Immigration together with Mayor John Giles of Mesa, Arizona, and Tuscon Mayor Regina Romero.

The convention may also function appearances by high-ranking Biden administration officers, together with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Training Secretary Miguel Cardona, and congressional leaders.

The assembly will conclude with the mayors assembly within the White Home and remarks by President Joe Biden on Friday.

Gloria is a trustee in the US Convention of Mayors management.

Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.