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 Dr. Jared Williams on advancing to the runoff election for the Fort Worth (Texas) City Council. Co-founders of The Collective PAC, Quentin James and Stefanie Brown James, released the following statement.
“The Collective PAC’s mission to build Black political power and create a truly representative democracy begins at the local level and we are thrilled to congratulate Dr. Jared Williams on his advancement to the runoff election for the Fort Worth City Council in Texas. As the need to keep our communities safe, provide a quality education for all students and bring economic relief to working families continues to grow, having a strong leader in office has never been more important. Dr. Williams is a progressive champion who is up for that challenge and we look forward to his desperately needed leadership in Texas.”
Dr. Jared Williams (Fort Worth City Council, District 6 — TX) is a community leader and educator committed to addressing the racial disparities that plague Fort Worth’s health care and education systems. A son of Fort Worth, Jared has used his degree in Environmental Science and Science Education to create local solutions for sustainable urban infrastructure, water conservation and waste management. Dr. Williams Will be a strong champion for affordable housing, equitable public schools and improving access to public health in city hall.
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.