PO Box 26809, Charlotte, NC 28221 

Email: blackpoliticalcaucus@gmail.com

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ABOUT US

Greetings! Welcome to the official websiteof the Black Political Caucus of Charlotte-Mecklenburg! We are pleased to bring you this site to provide you helpful information to become a more informed voter and an active participant in the political, educational, social, and economic fabric of your community.

 

With the use of this page, along with our website, our intent is to provide you with timely information on issues that will impact the communities in which you live, work and play. Please frequent our page often as well as peruse our website to become familiar with it.
 

If you are not yet a member, we invite you to get involved by becoming a member of the Black Political Caucus. Visit our membership page on our website and learn how you can join the Caucus. YOU can make a difference!

PURPOSES AND PRINCIPLES

  • Serve as a representative body of and as a leadership body for the Black citizenry of the city of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.

  • Inform and educate the Black community on the importance of registering and voting and on political issues of importance to the Black community in particular and the community and state at large in general. 

  • Encourage its members and others to study the merits of issues and the character and platform of each candidate and to exercise the right of franchise by registering and voting in all city, county, state and national elections.

  • Encourage formation of coalitions among and between members in the predominately Black precincts .

  • Promote cohesiveness among block captains and precinct workers.

  • Promote and enhance the power and welfare of the Black community in political, economical, educational, civic and cultural affairs.

  • Promote cooperation with other public and private groups in improving political, educational, economic, civic, cultural, and religious conditions in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community. 

  • Serve as a public forum for discussion of community, state and national affairs, and especially Black affairs.

  • Do those things within our power for the general improvement of the entire community in matters of education, economics, religion, social and civic welfare, and political activity.

 

BLACK POLITICAL CAUCUS STANDING COMMITTEES MEMBERSHIP

  • Budget and Finance: 
    To prepare the current budget and make future projections based on previous membership and future expenditures.

  • Publicity
    To keep the public aware of the activities of the Caucus through press releases, email, talk shows, newspapers, and any other venues of media.

  • Voter Registration and Get-Out-the-Vote
    To canvas and get as many people registered to vote as possible. 

  • Legislative
    To monitor legislative bodies and bring back to the Caucus notice of legislation that would be of interest to our organization. 

  • Economic Development
    To serve as an advocate for black businesses and in any other issue that helps the Black community to achieve economic parity.

  • Candidates: 
    To poll the candidates for public office and discuss those issues that are pertinent to our race. 

  • Community Affairs
    To conduct forums and workshops to educate the community and provide information and referrals to other agencies as needed. 

  • Courtesy: 
    To serve as official hosts and hostesses to greet all who attend meetings and to keep in touch with sick and bereaved members.

  • Education
    To look at and suggest legislation, public-policy, and/or court actions to bring about a political change in the current educational system in Charlotte - Mecklenburg sensitive to the need for change in the tapestry of education.