Black Leadership Summit

April 19 & 20, 2024
Los Angeles, CA


The Honorable Karen Bass

43rd Mayor of Los Angeles

The Honorable Malia Cohen

California State Controller

The Honorable Sydney Kamlager-Dove

U.S. Representative (CA-37)

Quentin James

Founder & President, The Collective PAC

Stefanie Brown James

Founder & Senior Advisor, The Collective PAC

Michael Tubbs

Founder, End Poverty In California

Ashley Allison

CEO of Turner Conoly Group & CNN Commentator

Karen Finney

Democratic Strategist & CNN Political Commentator

Niele Anderson

Head of News and Public Affairs, In the Black Network

Terrance Woodbury

Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner

Tolulope Kevin Olasanoye

Executive Director, Georgia Democratic Party

A'shanti F. Gholar

President of Emerge

Jeff Johnson

Managing Director, Actum, LLC

Dr. Sherly Evans Davis

Executive Director, Human Rights Commission of San Francisco

Areva Martin

Attorney, Author & CNN Legal Analyst

Dr. Reginald Bolding

Managing Director, Momentum Ventures Holdings

Shay Franco-Clausen

Political Director, Equality California

Summit Registration & Hotel Information

Reserve your spot today!

Collective Future, the 501c4 affiliated organization of The Collective PAC, is excited to host the 2024 Black Leadership Summit, April 19 & 20 in Los Angeles, California. During this 4th Annual Summit, we’ll convene 100 Black elected officials, candidates, donors and partners from around the country to strategize on our collective plans to build power for our communities ahead of and post the 2024 elections. The summit will include a half day of programming on Friday, April 19th and a full day on April 20th. The $300 registration fee includes an evening reception on Friday, lunch and a closing reception on Saturday.

Our host hotel for the summit will be the SLS Beverly Hills (465 La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048). Summit participants can reserve rooms under our room block. The room cost per night is $349.00 plus tax for a Double or King Room, which includes: complimentary internet access and access to the fitness center, swimming pool, and business center. Reservations must be received by the hotel on or before Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024.

The hotel room block is open for reservations and can be found via this link: SLS Group Rate Reservation

Get Your Tickets


Friday, April 19th

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Summit Check-In (Albert Foyer)

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Opening Session (Albert Ballroom)

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Maximizing Black Leadership to Build Power (Albert Ballroom)

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Opening Reception (Garden Terrace)

Saturday, April 20th

8:30am - 10:30am

Open Block for Breakfast Meetings

10:30am - 10:45am

Day II Opening Session (Albert Ballroom)

10:45am - 12:00pm

Lay of the Land Polling Preview (Albert Ballroom)

12:00pm - 1:15pm

Lunch: The Power of Messaging (Albert Ballroom)

1:45pm - 2:30pm

Emerging Economic Opportunities Presented by Arise (Albert Ballroom)

2:45pm - 3:30pm

Black Donor & Voter Mobilization (Albert Ballroom)

3:30pm - 4:00pm

Summit Wrap Up (Albert Ballroom)

4:30pm - 6:30pm

Closing Reception