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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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Meet Philadelphia Mayoral Candidate Cherelle Parker

Higher Heights PAC endorsed candidate Cherelle Parker is one of nine candidates running in the Democrats' Philadelphia Mayoral primary on May 16. Learn more about her historic candidacy to be the first Black woman Mayor of the city of brotherly love.
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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