Individuals will be able to view the Mayors Challenge videos and op-eds from the Mayors of the Mayors Challenge Finalists at www.huffingtonpost.com/mayors-challenge before casting their vote for Mayors Challenge Fan Favorite between today and March 6th.
Milwaukee’s video and the op-ed from Mayor Barrett focus on HOME GR/OWN Milwaukee, the City’s innovative idea to transform foreclosed properties into community assets designed to improve public health and spark economic opportunity.
The Mayors Challenge Fan Favorite winner will receive a $50,000 services grant from IBM, featured coverage by the Huffington Post, a monthly front page column for the winning mayor and an interview with Arianna Huffington on Huff Post Live. Voting takes a few seconds and registration is not necessary.
Mayor Barrett is encouraging all Milwaukeeans to visit www.huffingtonpost.com/ mayors-challenge and vote Milwaukee. Citizens are also encouraged to share information about the competition on Facebook and other social media platforms using the hash tag #VoteMKE.