NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. -- Niagara Falls city leaders gathered Friday morning in response to the racist violence last weekend in Charlottesville.
They met in Niagara Falls State Park at the base of Old Falls Street for an event to show solidarity with the U.S. Conference of Mayors Compact, a new initiative to combat extremism and to promote the values of justice and equality. According to its website, more than 200 mayors have joined the initiative.
Part of the rally in Niagara Falls also involved Mayor Dyster calling on the city council to adopt a resolution that condemns the actions of hate in Charlottesville. The city council will make the decision at its next meeting on September 5.
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