Equity and Inclusion Resources


National League of Cities' Race, Equity, and Leadership (REAL) Program


Strengthening the capacity to build more equitable communities. Established in the wake of the 2014 unrest in Ferguson, MO, the REAL department offers tools and resources designed to help local elected leaders build safe places where people from all racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds thrive socially, economically, academically and physically.

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City of Perry honors local black achievers

February 3, 2021

Houston Home Journal

When Houston Home Journal reached out to Perry City Councilwoman Phyllis Bynum-Grace to talk about the 74 banners that can be viewed around the city to honor local African American achievers, she was hesitant to talk.