Chattanooga City Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod appointed to national equity council

Chattanooga City Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod appointed to national equity council

February 12th, 2019 by Staff Report in Breaking News

Chattanooga District 9 City Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod has been appointed to the National League of Cities' 2019 Race, Equity and Leadership council, a news release states.

The REAL initiative works to strengthen local elected officials' leadership capacities to heal racial tensions, eliminate racial disparities and build more equitable communities, the release states.

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke serves on the National League of Cities board of directors.