The Network for 2018
Beyond Describing the Problem

Advance Carolina
http://advancecarolina.org/

NC Black Leadership Caucus
https://www.northcarolinablacklea
dershipcaucus.com/about-us

The US Constitution
https://usconstitution.net/const.html

The Library of Congress
https://loc.gov/

The Congressional Black Caucus
https://cbc.house.gov/

NC State Board of Elections
https://www.ncsbe.gov/

Eastern North Carolina Civic Group
https://www.facebook.com/
EasternNCCivicGroup

Durham Committee of the Affairs of Black People
https://www.dcabp.org/

Facing South
http://www.facingsouth.org

NC Legislative Black Caucus
https://nclbcf.org/

National Black Leadership Conference (New Hanover County, Chapter)
https://www.facebook.com/ncblac
kleadershipcaucus/

Alliance of NC Black Elected Officials
http://ncbeoalliance.org/

African American Caucus of NC Democratic Party
https://www.facebook.com/African-American-Caucus-North-Carolina-Democratic-Party-576042415778114/

Raleigh Wake Citizens Association
http://rwcaraleigh.com/

NAACP North Carolina
https://naacpnc.org/

Brennan Center for Justice
https://www.brennancenter.org/

Democracy North Carolina
https://democracync.org/

Charlotte Mecklenburg Chapter NC Black Leadership Caucus
https://www.facebook.com/
meckblackleadershipcaucus/

The Political Campaign Desk Reference
https://www.amazon.com/Political-Campaign-Desk-Reference-Professionals

Get Out The Vote: How to Increase Voter Turnout
https://www.amazon.com/Get-Out-Vote-Increase-Turnout/

How to Win a Local Election
https://www.amazon.com/How-Local-Election-Lawrence-Grey

The Campaign Manager: Running and Winning Local Elections
https://www.amazon.com/Campaign-Manager-Running-Winning-Elections/

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