“At present, our country needs women’s idealism and determination, perhaps more in politics than anywhere else.” – Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm

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.

With the support of our rapidly growing network of members, activists, volunteers and supporters, Higher Heights PAC has helped Black women grow their political leadership and representation. Our members have helped: 

  • Secure the largest number of Black women to ever simultaneously serve in Congress 
  • Send the first Black woman to the U.S. Senate in 20 years 
  • Elect more Black women to serve as mayors for the country’s 100 most populated cities
  • Select the first Black woman to win a major party nomination for a governor’s office

Our Wins

Since 2014, Higher Heights has helped send:

1

Black woman to serve in the U.S. Senate

10

Black women to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives

3

Black women to serve in statewide office

4

Black women to serve as mayors for cities that rank among the country’s 100 most populated