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 — congratulates Commissioner Brandon Johnson on winning his run-off election and becoming the next mayor of Chicago, Illinois.
Founders of The Collective PAC, Quentin James and Stefanie Brown James, released the following statement:
“The Collective PAC is proud to congratulate Commissioner Brandon Johnson on winning his run-off election and becoming mayor of Chicago. His passion and personal experiences will guide him as he leads the City of Chicago. Commissioner Johnson will use his leadership in the mayor’s office to advance smart and innovative solutions that will address the root causes of violence and poverty in the city, including creating an office of Community Safety, investing more in areas like mental health and housing, and fully fund year-round youth employment opportunities. The Collective PAC is proud to have supported Mayor-Elect Brandon Johnson and looks forward to seeing all of the great work he will do in Chicago.”
ABOUT THE COLLECTIVE PAC
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 425 Black candidates win elections across the United States.