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Virtual Sunday Brunch with Higher Heights: Post-RNC Edition

Can't make it to Milwaukee? Join us for a VIRTUAL "Sunday Brunch with Higher Heights," as we bring together Black women voters for a crucial discussion post Republican National Convention. This is a brunch conversation you don’t want to miss as we discuss reactions to RNC Week and the impact of Black women's votes in the 2024 elections. Join us on Sunday, July 21 at 2 PM ET/ 1 PM CT for this special live-streamed event.
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Chisholm Summer Reading List 2024

Summer is here! It’s time to relax and soak up the warm sun while diving into a book from the 2024 #BlackWomenLead Chisholm Summer Reading List by Higher Heights.
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Are you eager to invest in the political future of Black women? Join Higher Heights to help lift up the voice, votes, and leadership of Black women across the country. Become a part of the movement and organize your communities—say you’re in!
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Vice President Harris' Groundbreaking Visit to a Comprehensive Reproductive Care Clinic, including Abortion Services

In a historic first, Vice President Kamala Harris toured a Minnesota clinic that performs abortions and provides other reproductive care. According to Harris' office, it is the first time a president or vice president has been to a reproductive health clinic. In response to the historic visit, Higher Heights President and CEO Glynda C. Carr issued the following statement.
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Glynda Carr Named 2024 National Lio Yearlong Fellow By Rockwood Leadership Institute

Higher Heights proudly announces the designation of Glynda C. Carr, President and CEO, as a 2024 National Leading from the Inside (LIO) Yearlong Fellow by the esteemed Rockwood Leadership Institute. Rockwood Leadership Institute is globally recognized for its mission to empower leaders and instigate positive change within communities.
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Higher Heights Celebrates Laphonza Butler's Appointment to Represent California In The U.S. Senate

California Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed EMILY's List President Laphonza Butler to fill the seat of the late Sen. Dianne Feinstein. Butler will be the third Black woman to ever serve in the Senate and the first openly LGBTQ person to represent California in the chamber. In celebration of incoming Sen. Butler, Higher Heights for America President & CEO Glynda Carr released the following statement.
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Higher Heights is the political home for Black women and our allies to unleash our collective organizing power from the voting booth to elected office. Together we are lifting our voices, votes and leadership to push for a democracy that looks like us and represents us.
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Portrait of New York State Attorney General

Letitia “Tish” James

New York State Attorney General

Letitia “Tish” James is the 67th Attorney General for the State of New York. She is the first woman of color to…

Portrait ofMayor of Charlotte, NC

Vi Lyles

Mayor of Charlotte, NC

Vi Lyles is serving as the 59th mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, since 2017. She is the first African-American female mayor of…

Portrait ofState Delegate, Virginia

Charniele Herring

State Delegate, Virginia

The National Organization for Women called Charniele Herring “heroic” for her work rallying fellow legislators to stand against limits on abortion access,…

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Number of Black women who are eligible to vote

67% are registered.


Number of Black women serving in Congress

This is the most ever. But we still account for just 4.1% of all House members while being 6.8% of the population.


Percent of assets donated by Black households to charity

Compared to the 2% donated by their White counterparts. Imagine if we committed a small percentage of this to political giving.