Press Release

The Collective PAC Congratulates Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos In Rhode Island On Winning her Primary

Tuesday, September 13th, 2022

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 Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos on winning her primary.

Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos is running for re-election as Lieutenant Governor in Rhode Island. Lt. Governor Matos is a graduate of Rhode Island College and the Latina Leadership Institute and Leadership for a Future.  Before being sworn into office, she served ten years on the Providence City Council. She made history in 2021 by becoming the first Black and Latina person and the second woman to serve as Lieutenant Governor. During her tenure, Lt. Governor Matos raised private funds for the Rhode Island Military Family Relief Fund, the relief fund was created for extending financial support to military families.

Founders of The Collective PAC, Quentin James and Stefanie Brown James, released the following statement:

“The Collective PAC is proud to congratulate Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos winning her primary race. Lt. Governor Matos is continuing her legacy of advocacy and putting the needs of all Rhode Island residents first by investing in affordable and accessible housing and year-round youth development programs. We are excited to be helping this transformative leader continue on her mission of fighting for democracy in November.”




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.