Press Release

For Your Radar – August 2022

Wednesday, August 31st, 2022

Throughout 2022, The Collective PAC will provide pertinent updates every month on our work to support Black candidates running nationwide, as well as results of key research projects and groundbreaking initiatives we’ll be undertaking as we work to increase Black political engagement, representation and power across all levels of government. 

History Makers 2022 

On September 30, 2022, The Collective Education Fund will host our History Makers Sixth Anniversary Celebration with special guest performers, Dru Hill, 702, Mýa, DJ Quicksilva, Backyard Band, and host Kenny Burns. Proceeds from the celebration will support The Collective Education Fund’s “Vote To Live” campaign – the organization’s premier civic engagement program held in partnership with its affiliated organization, Collective Future (501c4) – to register, engage and mobilize Black voters for the general election in November. Tickets are on sale now via Ticketmaster

Primary  and General Election Victories  

The Collective PAC celebrated the primary and general election victories of the following 37 endorsed candidates:




Primary Election

General Election




New York 



Primary Election 

General Election 



August Endorsements

The Collective PAC endorsed four more candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives, a few more candidates for state and local office in Florida and New York, and in Rhode Island we endorsed Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos for re-election and a couple candidates for local office. We also endorsed Henry Martin Missouri’s sixth congressional district, Alisha Thomas Searcy for Georgia State School Superintendent, and 15 candidates for state and local races across the country.

#BetOnBlack, Candidate Video Series 

The Collective PAC released new installments of our #BetOnBlack candidate video series. We featured Jevin Hodge and Steven Horsford who are running for the U.S. House of Representatives in Arizona and Nevada. 



The Collective PAC is working to create an America where Black people are equally represented at every level of government. The Collective PAC is strategically focused on creating a truly equitable democracy where our nation’s local, state and federal governments have diverse and talented elected leadership and Black people are fully represented in positions of power to create the policies necessary to progress our communities forward. Over the past five years, The Collective PAC has successfully helped 300 Black candidates win elections across the United States.