NOTICE: The Black Collective is now having virtual meetings until further notice.
To advance the political interests of black people, by focusing on: Establishing political priorities of the Black Collective Interviewing political candidates to determine alignment with Black Collective Priorities
Making candidate recommendations to the Black Collective Reviewing legislation and initiatives, and make recommendations to the Black Collective
Chair: Chana Lawson Co-Chair: Nick Brooks
Members: Karen Robinson, Sherrilla Bivens, Von-Na Chism, Candice Wheeler, Ralette Churchwell, Alisha Agee- Cooper, Marsha Mutisi, Paula Sardinas, James Koroma, LaTasha Wortham, Damita O’Dell, Cardell Morgan, and Yolanda Brooks.
Community Partners: Political Destiny PAC, Black Women’s Caucus, NAACP, Commission on African American Affairs, Tacoma Urban League, Ministerial Alliance, APRI Tacoma Chapter
Collaborators: Pierce County Democrats, ACLU, League of Women Voters, and Archway Consulting Group.
Outcomes: The Political Committee establishes an equitable process for non- partisan political recommendations and endorsements. The committee collaborates with other committees for interview questions during its endorsement recommendation process. The also committee provides assistance in the preparation for African American Legislative Day / Legislative Session.