A City Platform for Children and Families - Mayors' Action Challenge Participants

More than 100 mayors signed on to the Mayors' Action Challenge for Children and Families since it was launched November 2008. As part of the Challenge, approximately two-thirds of the mayors set specific, measurable, locally-defined goals and targets for child and family well-being. The list of participating mayors below includes current and former mayors.

Founding Mayors

Joseph P. Riley, Jr., Mayor, Charleston, S.C.
Jerry E. Abramson, Mayor, Louisville, Ky.
Rick Baker, Mayor, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor, City of New York
Cory A. Booker, Mayor, Newark, N.J.
David N. Cicilline, Mayor, Providence, R.I.
Christopher B. Coleman, Mayor, St. Paul, Minn.
Richard M. Daley, Mayor, Chicago, Ill.
Karl Dean, Mayor, Nashville, Tenn.
Manuel Diaz, Mayor, Miami, Fla.
Sheila Dixon, Mayor, Baltimore, Md.
Buddy Dyer, Mayor, Orlando, Fla.
Adrian Fenty, Mayor, District of Columbia
Shirley Franklin, Mayor, Atlanta, Ga.
George K. Heartwell, Mayor, Grand Rapids, Mich.
John Hickenlooper, Mayor, Denver, Colo.
Melvin "Kip" Holden, Mayor-President, East Baton Rouge Parish, La.
Otis S. Johnson, Mayor, Savannah, Ga.
Thomas M. Menino, Mayor, Boston, Mass.
Gavin Newsom, Mayor, San Francisco, Calif.
Greg Nickels, Mayor, Seattle, Wash.
Michael Nutter, Mayor, Philadelphia, Pa.
R.T. Rybak, Mayor, Minneapolis, Minn.
Francis G. Slay, Mayor, St. Louis, Mo.
Kathy Taylor, Mayor, Tulsa, Okla.
Antonio R. Villaraigosa, Mayor, Los Angeles, Calif.

Additional Participating Mayors

James R. Steele, Stevenson, Ala.
Sam H. Wright, Sylacauga, Ala.
Lioneld Jordan, Fayetteville, Ark.
Marie Lopez Rogers, Avondale, Ariz.
James Cavanaugh, Goodyear, Ariz.
Lynne Skelton, Sahuarita, Ariz.
Tom Bates, Berkeley, Calif.
Tzeitel Paras-Carraci, Duarte, Calif.
Mike Leonard, Hesperia, Calif.
Sukhee Kang, Irvine, Calif.
Gina Papan, Calif. Millbrae, Calif.
Ronit Bryant, Mountain View, Calif.
Michael Kasperzak, Mountain View, Calif.
Jac Siegel, Mountain View, Calif.
Ronald O. Loveridge, Riverside, Calif.
Patrick J. Morris, San Bernardino, Calif.
Chuck Reed, San Jose, Calif.
Miguel A. Pulido, Santa Ana, Calif.
Marty Blum, Santa Barbara, Calif.
Susan Gorin, Santa Rosa, Calif.
Anthony Spitaleri, Sunnyvale, Calif.
John Lazar, Turlock, Calif.
Edward Tauer, Aurora, Colo.
Michael J. Jarjura, Waterbury, Conn.
Jose A. Rodriguez, Boynton Beach, Fla.
Julio Robaina, Hialeah, Fla.
Lynda Bell, Homestead, Fla.
John Peyton, Jacksonville, Fla.
Carlos Alvarez, Miami-Dade County, Fla.
Adam Barringer, Ph.D, New Smyrna Beach, Fla.
Frank C. Ortis, Pembroke Pines, Fla.
Donna Hart, St. Cloud, Fla.
Bill Foster, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Pam Iorio, Tampa, Fla.
Myrtle W. Figueras, Gainesville, Ga.
Mark Matthews, Kennesaw, Ga.
Evelyn Wynn-Dixon, Riverdale, Ga.
Mufi Hannemann, Honolulu, Hawaii
T.M. Franklin Cownie, Des Moines, Iowa
Roy D. Buol, Dubuque, Iowa
David H. Bieter, Boise, Idaho
Garret Nancolas, Caldwell, Idaho
Jared D. Fuhriman, Idaho Falls, Idaho
Shawn Larsen, Rexburg, Idaho
Brad Cole, Carbondale, Ill.
John Miller, Collinsville, Ill.
Thomas W. Meeks, Mt. Carmel, Ill.
Dick Moore, Elkhart, Ind.
Kenneth W. Bernard, Lansing, Kan.
Jim Newberry, Lexington, Ky.
Connie Lawson, Richmond, Ky.
Randy Roach, Lake Charles, La.
Tommy Nelson, New Roads, La.
James E. Harrington, Brockton, Mass.
Scott W. Lang, New Bedford, Mass.
James L. Walls, District Heights, Md.
Craig A. Moe, Laurel, Md.
Brenda L. Lawrence, Southfield, Mich.
Steve Lampi, Brooklyn Park, Minn.
Wardell Walton, Belzoni, Miss.
Johnny L. Dupree, Ph.D, Hattiesburg, Miss.
Harvey Johnson, Jr., Jackson, Miss.
John Robert Smith, Meridian, Miss.
Darryl D. Moss, Creedmoor, N.C.
William V. Bell, Durham, N.C.
Buddy Ritch, Kinston, N.C.
Michael Fahey, Omaha, Neb.
Jim Suttle, Omaha, Neb.
Oscar Goodman, Las Vegas, Nev.
Gerald D. Jennings, Albany, N.Y.
Carty Finkbeiner, Toledo, Ohio
Beryl E. Rothschild, University Heights, Ohio
Thomas W. Ruffner, Wickliffe, Ohio
Johnnie Lee Rabb, Woodlawn, Ohio
Fred Fitch, Lawton, Okla.
Sam Adams, Portland, Ore.
Lou Ogden, Tualatin, Ore.
Sal Panto, Jr., Easton, Pa.
Scott Avedisian, Warwick, R.I.
Knox H. White, Greenville, S.C.
Doug Echols, Rock Hill, S.C.
Donald R. Mull, Alcoa, Tenn.
Jerry Gist, Jackson, Tenn.
Dr. Robert Cluck, Arlington, Texas
Lee Leffingwell, Austin, Texas
Patricio M. Ahumada, Jr., Brownsville, Texas
D. Mark Conlee, Bryan, Texas
Ken Shetter, Burleson, Texas
Raul G. Salinas, Laredo, Texas
Julian Castro, San Antonio, Texas
Ralph Becker, Salt Lake City, Utah
William D. Euille, Alexandria, Va.
Molly Joseph Ward, Hampton, Va.
Kathy L. Lawson, Martinsville, Va.
Paul D. Fraim, Norfolk, Va.
Annie M. Mickens, Petersburg, Va.
William D. Sessoms, Jr., Virginia Beach, Va.
David Baker, Kenmore, Wash.
Royce E. Pollard, Vancouver, Wash.