Press Release

The Collective PAC Announces $100,000 Campaign Contribution to Elect Fort Worth, Texas Mayoral Candidate Deborah Peoples

Thursday, May 13th, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, The Collective PAC, the nation’s largest political action committee dedicated to increasing Black political engagement, representation and power across all levels of government, announced a $100,000 campaign contribution in support of Fort Worth, Texas mayoral candidate Deborah Peoples, bringing their total investment to $150,000. The Collective PAC’s Co-founders, Quentin James and Stefanie Brown James, released the following statement:

“Deborah Peoples is a trusted leader with a proven record of delivering for the people of Fort Worth, Texas, and The Collective PAC is proud to double down on our support of her campaign.  Electing Deborah remains a top organizational priority and we’re committed to doing everything in our power to help her become the first Black woman mayor of Fort Worth.  Deborah’s wealth of knowledge and thirty years of experience in the public and private sectors make her the ideal leader to tackle ongoing COVID-19 recovery efforts, boost equitable economic opportunities across the city and increase access to affordable health care. We’re hopeful that our contribution in this runoff election will play a critical role in amplifying Deborah’s message of progress for the city and we look forward to helping her make history on June 5th.” 

Born and raised in Fort Worth, Deborah Peoples has thirty years of experience working in both the public and private sectors. In addition to leading critical voter registration and civic engagement efforts during the 2020 election cycle as Chair of the Tarrant County Democratic Party, Deborah has also worked for the City of Fort Worth and spent time as an executive at AT&T. As mayor, she will prioritize combating disparities in education, health care, and economic opportunity by ensuring equitable distribution of city services. If elected, Deborah is poised to become the first Black woman to serve as Mayor of Fort Worth, TX, the 13th largest city in the United States.



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.