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William Peduto

Mayor
Pittsburgh, PA

William Peduto was elected to the office of Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh in the General Election on November 5, 2013, and took office as Pittsburgh’s 60th Mayor in January of 2014. Prior to taking office, Mayor Peduto worked for 19 years on Pittsburgh City Council – seven years as a staffer then 12 years as a Member of Council. As Mayor, he continues to champion the protection and enhancement of Pittsburgh’s new reputation – maintaining fiscal responsibility, establishing community based development plans, embracing innovative solutions and becoming a leader in green initiatives. Since taking office, Mayor Peduto has lead a collaborative effort to make Pittsburgh a leading 21st Century city. The Peduto administration has partnered with the White House on numerous initiatives, resulting in direct access to federal support related to affordable housing, education, economic development, energy efficiency, immigration, manufacturing, community policing, workforce development and technology. Under his leadership, the City of Pittsburgh has played an active role in National League of Cities and U.S. Conference of Mayors initiatives. Pittsburgh was recently selected to join the Rockefeller Foundation network’s 100 Resilient Cities, which provides resources to improve city resilience in the face of climate change, globalization and urbanization trends. Mayor Peduto also signed a unique agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy to make the city a world leader in district energy production. He is a founding member of the MetroLab Network, a national alliance of cities and universities committed to providing analytically-based solutions to improve urban infrastructure, services and other public sector priorities. The Peduto Administration is working to ensure that everyone benefits from Pittsburgh’s transformation and growth because, “If it’s not for all, it’s not for us.”

William Peduto will be speaking at:

Immigration Reform: Rising Above the Rhetoric

March 12, 2018 10:45 am - 12:15 pm ,

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