Roll Call | 4.8.21

Democrats look to boost campaign staff diversity ahead of midterms

Quentin James, the founder and president of The Collective PAC, which supports Black candidates, said the party committees aren’t built for long-term diversity efforts because of the constant turnover. Keep Reading »

Essence | 4.7.21

Tishaura Jones Wins Mayoral Race in St. Louis

The Collective PAC, the nation’s largest political action committee dedicated to increasing Black political engagement, was among those that backed Jones early on. Its offshoot, Collective Future, spent $85,000 on digital ads in support of Jones’s candidacy in the primary and runoff elections. Keep Reading »

St. Louis Post Dispatch | 4.6.21

Tishaura Jones wins mayoral race: ‘It’s time for St. Louis to thrive’

The Jones side’s total included $85,000 from Collective Future, a national group promoting Black candidates, and about $26,000 from Higher Heights, a national group backing Black women running for office. Keep Reading »

Wisconsin Examiner | 4.5.21

Wisconsin’s contested circuit court races draw nearly $200,000 in 2021

Cunningham also got $2,000 from Collective PAC, an organization supporting Black candidates for office that also aided Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes’ campaign. Keep Reading »

The Grio | 3.31.21

From abolitionism to women’s suffrage, Black women are the pioneers of movements

“We underestimate the bravery of Black women in times when truly everything they did could have led to their death,” reflects Stefanie Brown James, co-founder of The Collective PAC, the largest political action committee in the nation dedicated to supporting and funding Black candidates at the local and federal level. Keep Reading »