Higher Heights Mourns the Loss of U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein

Sen. Feinstein boldly ran, won, and served locally and nationally. She helped to create a blueprint for women's elected leadership; her legacy will continue to encourage us to strive for a more reflective democracy. Her leadership will be missed. With the passing of Sen. Feinstein, Gov. Gavin Newsom now must decide who will fill her U.S. Senate seat until the next election. With a looming government shutdown, the need to find a replacement quickly to give Congressional Democrats an additional vote to pass spending legislation is a top priority, and the best person for the job at this time is Rep. Barbra Lee (Calif-12).
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The Political Home for Black Women is Hiring!

Higher Heights is hiring a Communications Associate and a Political Associate. Consider applying today.
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Higher Heights Supports Angela Alsobrooks for U.S. Senator of Maryland

Higher Heights for America PAC has officially announced its endorsement of Angela Alsobrooks for U.S. Senate. A lifelong Marylander, Alsobrooks was born and raised in Prince George’s County. Alsobrooks was taught from a young age to care for her neighbors and give back to her community – urged on by the words of her great-grandmother not to sit on the sidelines but “go farther and do better.”
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There are No Black Women in the U.S. Senate: Barbara Lee Aims to Change That

Higher Heights Heights PAC endorsed candidate Congresswoman Barbara Lee is running for California U.S. Senate to give a platform to missing voices, including on the burden of inflation on families, the high costs of child care and other issues. Her candidacy highlights that there are no Black women currently serving in the Senate. Learn more about her vision for California.
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Cherelle Parker is on her way to being the next Mayor of Philadelphia

We’re one step closer— former State Representative and City Council member Cherelle Parker won the Democratic nomination for Philadelphia Mayor. If she wins in November, which is all but assured in a city where Democrats outnumber Republicans more than seven to one, Cherelle will become the city's 100th Mayor and the first woman to hold the job!
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Higher Heights for America PAC

Higher Heights for America PAC is the only political action committee exclusively dedicated to electing more progressive Black women at the federal and statewide levels and as mayors in the 100 most populated U.S. cities.
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Number of Black women who are eligible to vote

67% are registered.


Number of Black women serving in the U.S. House of Representatives

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.

Our 2023 Endorsed Candidates

Portrait offor U.S. Senate, California

Barbara Lee

for U.S. Senate, California

Higher Heights PAC is proud to endorse Barbara Lee for U.S. Senator of California

Portrait offor Mayor of Philadelphia

Cherelle Parker

for Mayor of Philadelphia

Higher Heights PAC is proud to endorse Cherelle Parker for Mayor of Philadelphia