January 2018 #SundayBrunch

Our 2018 Sunday Brunch with Higher Heights series is back! Today, we’re celebrating Black women who lead with our very first #BlackWomenLead playlist. While we can’t hand out Grammy’s tonight, we can recognize the voices that motivate and inspire us. Curated by the women who go to work for us every day, it’s a playlist for all of us -- whether we’re leaders in Congress, our workplaces, or our households. Here’s today’s Sunday Brunch menu:

#BlackWomenLead #GRAMMYs2018 Spotify List
From your municipal government to Madison Square Garden, help us shore up Black women’s voices everywhere. During #SundayBrunch and all #GRAMMYs2018 long, turn us up on Spotify!

#BlackWomenLead Conversation on State of Our Union
This Tuesday, the President will deliver his first State of the Union Address. Rather than simply tune out, we hope that you will join us to share the State of OUR Union.

Power Rising Summit: Building An Agenda for Black Women
Join Black women from across the country in Atlanta on February 22-25, 2018 for The Power Rising Summit, a powerful 4-day conference focused on building our collective economic and political power.

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December #SundayBrunch

December's #SundayBrunch with Higher Heights will discuss all things #BlackWomenLead as we wrap up last week’s news where some Americans from across the country sent thank you notes and messages to the Black women voters in Alabama who voting 98 percent to move this country forward.! 

We have dedicated our last Sunday Brunch with Higher Heights of 2017 to provide a space to talk about this recent wave and growing news and commentary on Black women’s political participation.  Join today’s #SundayBrunch #BlackWomenLead Twitter Chat for an important and timely conversation.

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November #SundayBrunch

November's #SundayBrunch with Higher Heights will discuss all things #BlackWomenVote as we prepare for Tuesday, November 7th #ElectionDay

Off-year elections are important and it's critical that we show up. Join us as we discuss how to activate our networks-- raise our voice, cast our vote and flex our collective voting power. 

Join the #SundayBrunch #BlackWomenVote Tweet Storm on Sunday, November 7th at 2: 00 p.m. EST.  Follow the conversation on twitter at @HigherHeights using #BlackWomenVote.

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October 2017 #SundayBrunch Menu

This month we are talking about making 2017 the year of the Black woman mayor and celebrating the life and legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer.
By Kimberly Peele-Allen
By Gynda C. Carr
Year of The Black Woman Mayor
 

 

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2017: The Year of the Black Woman Mayor?

By Kimberly Peeler-Allen

Since 2002, 10 Black women have been elected mayor in the 100 most populous cities, including five of those women serving simultaneously from January to June 2017, the largest number to serve at one time in history. 

2017 is shaping up to be the year of the Black women mayor.  This fall, Seven Black women will be on the ballot in primaries or have already advance to general elections.

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