Mayors are on the frontlines during this novel coronavirus pandemic protecting the health and welfare of their residents. IGNITE has partnered with the National League of Cities to raise the voices of our mayors doing this important work.
SPOTLIGHT - Mayor Holt of Oklahoma City
“No one runs with the intent to dismantle their economy,” said Mayor David Holt. However, Mayor Holt admits he would make the decision again to close down his city because it saved lives. As the novel coronavirus ravaged communities on the coast, the Midwest city began to prepare under Mayor Holt’s leadership. Hear how;
On The Frontlines of COVID-19 with Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt
Elected in 2018, Mayor Holt is the youngest person elected mayor and is the first Native American to serve in the position. In his third year, Mayor Holt talks about the challenges he has faced as a local leader and how he overcame it.
“It’s tough thing to shut down your economy. Nobody ran for mayor to dismantle their local economy, but it’s been necessary because we know that quick action has saved thousands of lives. said Mayor David Holt of Oklahoma City