Fowler wrote separate letters with similar words of encouragement and support for NCBM and its call for racial harmony.
Mayor Cleaver said NCBM hopes the two parties "join to make the election of 1996 a referendum on ideas and vision, and not another exercise in polarization of our society.
With the presidential election just a little over 90 days away and heating up via media coverage and paid television commercials and advertising, NCBM is "trying to be pro-active rather than reactive," said Mayor James Garner from Hempstead Long Island.
The NCBM is a non-profit service organization that provides management, technical assistance and articulates the membership's concerns on national policy issues.
Scheduled to attend both the NCBM and the NAACP are President George Bush and Democratic challenger Sen.
The success in hosting the NCBM and the NAACP, underscores the commitment of Philadelphia's Mayor John F.
owns a commercial finance company, Diversified Business Credit, Inc.
The exchange of stock transaction, which is valued at approximately $250 million, is expected to close by year-end 2001 (YE01) pending NCBM
shareholder and regulatory approvals.