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Tuesday, September 1 • 10:00am - 10:45am
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Six big-city mayors, three once-in-a-century crises, one unanswered question: How do we come back from this?

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Evan Smith

CEO of The Texas Tribune
Smith is the CEO and co-founder of The Texas Tribune. Previously, he spent nearly 18 years at Texas Monthly, including eight years as editor and a year as president and editor-in-chief. Smith also hosts “Overheard with Evan Smith,” airing on PBS stations nationally.

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Steve Adler

Mayor of Austin
Adler has served as mayor of Austin since 2015. He has represented Austin in the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group. He is also a board member of the National Council of Democratic Mayors. Previously, Adler served as chief of staff to... Read More →
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Eric Johnson

Mayor of Dallas
Johnson was elected mayor of Dallas in 2019 after serving from 2010 to 2019 in the Texas House, where he was chair of the Dallas-area legislative delegation. Johnson has practiced law in Dallas for the past 15 years and has served on the boards of several organizations, including... Read More →
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Ron Nirenberg

Mayor of San Antonio
Nirenberg was first elected mayor of San Antonio in 2017. He also serves as chair of Sister Cities International, a nonprofit organization that connects cities across the globe. Previously, Nirenberg served two terms on the San Antonio City Council, founded two small-businesses, managed... Read More →
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Betsy Price

Mayor of Fort Worth
Price was first elected to lead the city of Fort Worth in 2011. As mayor, she has spearheaded the citywide health initiative FitWorth and has helped launch Fort Worth’s Education Initiative to promote early childhood education. Before being elected mayor, Price served as Tarrant... Read More →
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Sylvester Turner

Mayor of Houston
Turner was elected Houston’s mayor in 2015. Previously, he served in the Texas House, representing parts of Houston, for more than 20 years. In the Legislature, Turner served three terms as speaker pro tem. He also served on the leadership of the House Appropriations Committee and... Read More →
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Dee Margo

Mayor of El Paso
Margo has served as mayor of El Paso since 2017. Previously, he represented District 78 in the Texas House and served as chairman of the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce. Margo also helped found the Regional Economic Development Corporation and served as president of the El Paso... Read More →

Tuesday September 1, 2020 10:00am - 10:45am CDT