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Feb 22, 2024

NCBCP and Michigan Coalition on Black Civic Participation Join Forces to Launch Unity 2024 Power of the Ballot “We Won’t Be Erased” National Campaign in Michigan Focused on Mobilizing Black Voters for the 2024 Pre

NCBCP and MCBCP Partnering With Michigan Black Women’s Roundtable, Michigan Black Youth Vote, Young Black Lawyers’ Organizing Coalition, A. Philip Randolph Institute, Oakland Forward, Our Own Wall Street, Detroit Change Initiative, Michigan United and Michigan Legislative Black Caucus to Launch Year-Round Statewide Campaign in Michigan Starting on Friday, February 23 – 27th in Detroit, Royal Oak and Pontiac

Detroit, MI - February 22, 2024 - The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) announces it will be launching its Unity ’24 Power of the Ballot “We Won’t Be Erased” National Campaign in Michigan, starting on Friday, February 23rd through Election Day in Michigan on Tuesday, February 27th. With a relentless commitment to ensuring Black voices are heard, the Unity ’24 National Campaign boldly declares, "We Will Not Be Erased!" The Unity ’24 National Campaign seeks to ignite the power of black voters across the nation, that is organizing in Michigan and over 10 states including AL, FL, GA, OH, PA, VA, AL, LA, MD, MS and DC.

“The NCBCP has partnered with over 60 national and state-based organizations to maximize the collective power and influence of Black voters on a national, state and local level & challenge candidates seeking their vote to commit to protecting our rights, freedoms & democracy; and center racial, gender, economic, environmental and social justice, equity, and equality in their platforms, ” said Melanie L. Campbell, President of NCBCP and National Convener, Black Women’s Roundtable. “This election is critical, and this pivotal phase of our campaign aims to send a message that Black voters are engaged and to highlight the collective POWER we have when Black voices speak at the BALLOT BOX in Michigan and across the country.”

Tameka Ramsey, Convener, Michigan Coalition on Black Civic Participation and MI BWR shares, “We are laser focused on ensuring that Black voters turnout to vote in the Michigan Primary on Tuesday and the General Election in November. We are also taking the time to listen to our communities to understand what they want for their vote and elevate those concerns to those seeking our vote.”

The Unity ’24 Campaign’s Michigan Launch will commence with a Unity MI Power of the Ballot Phone Bank hosted by and a press conference hosted by the NCBCP, Michigan Coalition on Black Civic Participation, MI Black Women’s Roundtable, and Michigan Legislative Black Caucus, APRI and YBLOC at the historic Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E. Warren Avenue in Detroit on Friday, February 23rd, from 4:30pm to 5:00 pm.

The NCBCP, MCBCP and its Michigan Unity ’24 Campaign partners are committed to amplifying black voices and ensuring every vote counts, by organizing a multitude of Get Out The Vote (GOTV) and voter protection initiatives throughout the weekend. These organizing efforts will include phone banking, grassroots community canvassing and engage in intergenerational listening sessions with Black voters to understand their concerns and empower them with vital information to safeguard their vote ahead of the critical Tuesday primary in Michigan.

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For press inquiries, please contact:
Tyrice Johnson 205.643.4755
Tameka Ramsey 248-648-0551


The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) is a leading non-profit organization dedicated to advancing civic engagement and voter participation in black communities. With a rich history of advocacy and grassroots mobilization, NCBCP continues to champion social justice, equality, and empowerment for African Americans and marginalized communities nationwide.

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