Area Elected Officials Ascend To Key Positions Within Nat’l League Of Cities

Wednesday, December 26, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

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Two local elected officials in Proviso Township recently announced that they’ve assumed key leadership positions within the National League of Cities — an organization that advocates for the country’s roughly 19,000 local municipalities.

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Maywood Students Represent Village in Washington D.C.

Maywood youth delegates with their parents and/or guardians, and Trustee Isiah Brandon, far left. | Below, they pose with other members of the Maywood Board of Trustees. || Michael Romain/VFP Monday, April 24, 2017 || By Community Editor|| @maywoodnews Earlier this month, five high school students selected to represent Maywood as youth delegates at the annual Congressional City Conference hosted by the National League of … Continue reading Maywood Students Represent Village in Washington D.C.

Marquan Jones: What Washington, D.C. Taught Me About Citizenship

Marquan Jones, a senior at Proviso Math and Science Academy, poses during his trip to Washington, D.C. for the Congressional Cities Conference hosted by the National League of Cities. He was one of five youth delegates from Maywood to accompany Maywood Trustee Isiah Brandon to the capital. | Photo submitted. Friday, March 18, 2016 || By Marquan Jones  Marquan Jones, a senior at Proviso Math … Continue reading Marquan Jones: What Washington, D.C. Taught Me About Citizenship