We’re committed to getting African Americans and non-Black allies elected to the highest positions in Congress and activated at the polls to advance issues that matter in our communities.
Increasing the number of African Americans in Congress
Supporting non-Black allied candidates who champion our interests
Promoting political participation from African Americans and young voters
Antonio Delgado lives in Rhinebeck with his wife Lacey and two kids, Maxwell and Coltrane. His story is the story of the American Dream. A dream that once existed for people in the Hudson Valley and Catskill region, and a dream that Antonio is committed to bringing back. That’s why he’s running for Congress in New York’s 19th Congressional District.
Joe Neguse, is an attorney who previously served as a member of the University of Colorado Board of Regents, representing the Second Congressional District for six years from 2009 through 2015. He also co-founded New Era Colorado, the state’s largest youth voter registration and mobilization organization and he served in the cabinet of Governor Hickenlooper running the state’s consumer protection agency.
Lauren Underwood is a registered nurse from Naperville, Illinois, running for Congress in the Illinois 14th Congressional District. She is committed to working across the aisle to bring strong, high-paying jobs to northern Illinois and will champion health and economic security as she serves the people of the 14th district.
Steven Horsford is a proven champion for Nevada’s working families. He is running for Congress to stand up to the reckless agenda of Donald Trump and the Congressional Republicans that is hurting our families. They voted to take health care away from millions, passed a tax scheme to benefit the richest among us, and undermine our basic American freedoms.
Colin Allred is a civil rights attorney and Dallas native who is inspired by the many grassroots voices that have stepped forward to defend this nation's common values since the 2016 election. Colin is running for Congress to represent Texas's 32nd Congressional District because he believes that now, at a time when the nation has never been more divided, we need leaders who will stand up for all communities. Colin is fighting to empower Texas's 32nd District by improving public education, encouraging economic growth, ensuring access to quality healthcare for all, and protecting our civil rights and liberties.
Jahana Hayes is a lifelong resident of Connecticut, who is running to represent the 5th District. She is a former teacher at John F. Kennedy High School and currently serves as the Talent and Professional Development Supervisor for Waterbury Public Schools. She has dedicated herself to being of service in the city of Waterbury and has traveled the country engaging stakeholders on topics related to education and equity. Through her experiences, she has learned that many people face similar challenges; and she welcomes the opportunity to become a more well-rounded advocate in facing these challenges for the 5th District. Inspired by the people of her community, Jahana decided to run because she sees herself in every person she encounters; she sees their story as her own. If elected, Jahana wants to earn the trust of her constituency and be the person to carry their concerns to Washington.
Lucy McBath is a mother, wife, and businesswoman running to represent Georgia's Sixth Congressional District. After a 30-year career with Delta Air Lines, Lucy began her second career with a focus on legislative reform. Lucy’s passion for public service was awakened by the senseless shooting of her son, Jordan Davis, in 2012. Since then, she has held dual roles as the national spokesperson for Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. Her work has included testifying in state capitols and speaking with lawmakers, activists, universities and community organizers across the county about gun violence prevention. She is also a two-time breast cancer survivor and daughter of a former NAACP chapter president. After the Parkland shooting, Lucy knew that she had to do more. She decided to run for Congress on a platform of expanding access to quality and affordable health care, fighting for civil and human rights, and protecting families from gun violence.