who we are

Advance North Carolina (“Advance Carolina”) is a statewide, independent, Black-led, 501c (4) organization with a mission to build political and economic power in Black communities and institutions in North Carolina.

 

Mission + Vision

Mission

Advance North Carolina (Advance Carolina) educates and mobilizes African-American and progressive voters to take charge of their communities amid inclusive, committed and authentic engagement in order to advance community-based political solutions.

Vision

Advance Carolina will work to meet the needs of all North Carolina residents equally. We will address our states racial, political, economic, health, environmental and educational inequalities.

Aim

Build and support permanent political/electoral infrastructures

Exercise and expand political influence

Align organizations and coordinate with other progressive entities

Raise funds to support the work and service of Advance’s independent Black Political Power

Board of Directors

Courtney Crowder

Chair

Crowder Consulting Company

Erin Byrd

Treasurer

New Venture Partner Fund

Sonia Barnes

Member

District Liaison for Congressman
David Price

Viola Harris

Member

Commissioner Edgecombe County

Conen Morgan

Member

Longleaf Agency LLC

Moses Matthews

Member

Entity Enterprises LLC

Staff

Marcus Bass

Executive Director

Advance North Carolina was created in 2015 from the North Carolina Black Alliance (formerly the Alliance of North Carolina Black Elected Officials) to extend support to issues in the Black Community and the candidates who align with those issues.

 

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Address

205 Fayetteville Street | Suite 220
Raleigh, NC 27601

919-907-9664