Black Leadership Summit

April 14 & 15, 2023
Los Angeles, CA

Invitation Only


Niele Anderson

Journalist, LA Sentinel & FOX Soul

Former Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes

45th Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin

Blake Brown

Civics Outreach Manager, Google

James Cadogan

Executive Director of the National Basketball Social Justice Coalition

Cedric Crear

Ward 5 Councilman, The City of Las Vegas, NV

Congresswoman Jasmine Crockett

30th Congressional District, State of Texas

Lt. Governor Austin Davis

35th Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania

Colmon Elridge

Chairman of the Kentucky Democratic Party

Brandon Gassaway

Sr. Director for Social Impact, Player Programs, and DEI Communications, National Basketball Association

A’shanti Gholar

President of Emerge

Mike Gipson

State Assemblyman, 64th District, State of California

Councilman William Jawando

Montgomery County Councilman (MD)

Shaniqua McClendon

Vice President of Politics, Crooked Media

Marissa Nance

Founder, Native Tongue Communications

Adrianne Shropshire

Executive Director, BlackPAC

Dominik Whitehead

Vice President of Campaigns, NAACP

Terrance Woodbury

Founding Partner, HIT Strategies

Stefanie Brown James

Founder & Senior Advisor, The Collective PAC

Quentin James

President, The Collective PAC

Summit Registration & Hotel Information

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The Collective PAC, in partnership with Collective Future, will host our next Black Leadership Summit on April 14 & 15, 2023 in Los Angeles, CA. Over the course of the summit, we will hear from experts and candidates on the good and bad from the midterms, and what we should be doing to prepare for 2023 and 2024. Our host hotel for the summit will be the Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, located at 8555 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Summit participants can reserve rooms under our room block by using code "COSU23" directly on the hotel website found here:

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Friday, April 14 Day One

8:00am - 1:00pm

Summit Check-In (Beverly Lounge)

9:00am - 10:00am

Continental Breakfast (Beverly Ballroom)

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Opening Session (Beverly Ballroom)

10:30am - 11:30am

The Power of Polling & Data

11:30am - 12:30pm

The Power of the Message: Truth & Culture in Media

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Lunch w/ Keynote Speakers

2:30pm - 3:30pm

The Power of Policies: The Impact of Key Issues on Black Communities

3:30pm - 4:30pm

The Power of the People: Maximizing the Black Vote in 2023 & 2024

4:30pm - 5:15pm

“Fireside Chat” with Quentin James & Stefanie Brown James – Co-Founders, The Collective

6:00pm – 8:30 pm

Evening Reception (Papillon Estates, Beverly Hills)

Saturday, April 15 Day Two

9:00am - 10:00am

Online Security Presentation by Google

10:00am - 10:30am

Summit Wrap Up & Next Steps

12:30pm - 3:00pm

Collective Power Brunch presented by The Collective PAC