Political

Strategic Goals

To advance the political interests of black people, focusing on:

  • Establishing political priorities of the Black Collective.
  • Interviewing political candidates to determine alignment with Black Collective priorities.
  • Making candidates’ recommendations to the Black Collective.
  • Reviewing legislation and initiatives, and make recommendations to the Black Collective.


Leadership:  Frank Boykin, Harold Moss, Sharon Winesberry, Cornelius Winesberry,  Tom Hilyard, Robert Taylor


Stakeholders:  City of Tacoma, Pierce County, State of Washington, Pierce County Sheriff Department, Tacoma Police Department, Tacoma City Manager, Pierce County Executive, Blacks in Government, Tacoma School District, University Place School District, SEIU Local 1199, Tacoma City Council, Pierce County Council, Political Destiny, ACLU, City of University Place, University Place City Council, Puyallup School District.