Who are We
We are the hope and the dream of the slave
We are women committed to telling our stories and writing our own narratives.
We are women empowering, equipping, educating, promoting, and expanding the leadership capacity and political power of
We are architects creating and constructing communities grounded in excellence and focused on opportunity.
We are Black Women Rising
We are an active, diverse, and engaged group of African-American Women from various geographic locations in Minnesota.
The mission of Black Women Rising is to leverage Black Women’s organizing skills, leadership potential, and political power to influence and positively impact our community.
We accomplish our mission by:
•Building strategic relationships and coalitions with various constituency groups. United we stand.
•Leveraging our various and broad networks. There’s Power in numbers.
•Ensuring we educate and prepare members of our community to fully engage in the political process at every level from caucus participant to candidate to community leader. If we’re not at the table we’re on the menu.
•Elevating our community through shaping public policy in an effort to improve outcomes for the African-American community as well as the greater community. Our voice matters.