We support the political power of Black women by amplifying their voices on issues important to the Black community.
Our strength is not only our vote and our relationships with the Black community, but in our collective development and support of Black Women leadership. Our strategy is to amplify Black women’s voices; advance Black women’s political leadership; and expand Black women’s opportunities.
- We support issues and policies that affect the well-being of Black women, their families, and communities.
- We provide education and research centered around expanding opportunities for Black women’s political leadership.
- We promote the voices of Black women in media, social media, and in political discourse.
- We engage and organize our community locally, nationally, and online to stand for the issues, policies, and people that impact the lives of Black women and their families.
Help Us Document Their Experiences.
Sisters Lead Sister Vote (SLSV) is currently conducting extensive multi year research to document the experience and needs of Black woman candidates. Concurrently, SLSV is seeking to document the historic leadership and significance of Black women in the political space. Through this research, SLSV will document and share the unique needs of Black women candidates to better equip the organizations, parties and people who seek to support them. This research aspires to provide valuable insights for Black women contemplating, strategizing, or pursuing political office.
The overarching objective is to recognize and empower Black women participating in electoral races from 2020 onward. Along with the survey, central to this research effort are focused group discussions and individual interviews with Black women candidates. Each electoral cycle, the accumulated findings will be synthesized into a report. This report will be presented in an anonymized and aggregated manner. The aspiration is for these findings will serve as a valuable resource to the organizations, political parties, and individuals supporting and advocating for the advancement of Black women in political leadership.
Board of Directors
Holli L. Holliday, Esq. currently serves as the president of Sisters Lead Sisters Vote, a 501(c) 4 organization, founded by Black women, expand Black women’s leadership, voices & politics. Holli has managed or advised over 300 campaigns, as campaign manager, leading political programs or as a consultant. Because of her inclusion background, she functions best when connect people to each other and creating the optimal space for this connection. Through SLSV, she works tirelessly to amplify Black women’s voices; advance Black women’s political leadership; and expand Black women’s opportunities.
Holli is also the CEO and J.E.D.I. Master for Holliday Advisors, LLC., where she advises progressive organizations, political campaigns and democratic committees on justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion strategies.
As a 3rd generation attorney and politico, Holli has always been engaged in politics. In the last 20+ years, she has served in every role, from volunteer to campaign manager to candidate to advisor. Living between her hometown, Kansas City Missouri and the Washington DC area, Holli is a 25+ year member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; a graduate of Howard University and the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law,