About Higher Heights

Higher Heights is building a national infrastructure to harness Black women’s political power and leadership potential.  Headquartered in New York, NY, Higher Heights for America, a national 501(c)(4) organization and its sister organization Higher Heights Leadership Fund, a  501(c)(3) organization,  is investing in a long-term strategy to analyze, expand and support a Black women’s leadership pipeline at all levels and strengthen their civic participation beyond just Election Day.

  • Reconfigure the make up of decision making tables to include Black women from across the socio-economic spectrums at all levels.
  • Elevate Black women’s voices to shape and advance progressive policies and politics.
  • Foster creative collaboration across constituencies and issues ensuring that race/gender equity and inclusion are incorporated in ongoing progressive based building efforts, issue-based advocacy campaigns, and in voter engagement campaigns and electoral strategies.