A recent report by Higher Heights for America, "demonstrates the need for greater engagement, recruitment, and inclusion of black women in politics and government." According to the Status on Black Women in Politics, Black women drive the economic and electoral power of Black communities nationwide yet remain underrepresented through all levels of political office. You can read the executive summary here or click here for the full report.
Higher Heights for America is "building a national civic engagement infrastructure and network to strengthen Black women’s leadership capacity and is investing in a long-term strategy to expand and support Black women’s leadership pipeline at all levels and strengthen their civic participation beyond just Election Day."
The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc.'s mission is to advocate on behalf of black women and girls to promote leadership development and gender equity in the areas of health, education and economic empowerment.
Early voting for the 2018 Mecklenburg County Primary Election ended on Saturday, May 5th, 2018. Election day is Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 from 6:30am to 7:30pm -- all registered voters must vote in their assigned precinct. Do YOU know who is on your ballot? Click here to find out!