Meet the Our New Political Action Committee Chair
Johnson County NAACP
Political Action Committee Chair
Mr. Wright is a graduate of Langston University an (HBCU) with a Bachelor of Science degree. He served as the Chairman of the National Participant Advisory Board for the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trail (SELECT) conducted by the Southwest Oncology Group, and funded by the National Cancer Institute. He also manages the Prostate Cancer Screening program at the Black Health Care Coalition and served on the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Baptist Medical Center.
He currently serves as a Community Consulting for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics-Underserved Populations (RADx-UP), He serves on the Community Advisory Board at The University of Kansas Cancer Center; he is a Board of Directors member for the National Alliance of State Prostate Cancer Coalitions (NASPCC) and he also serves on the Johnson County Community Correction Advisory Board. He is a former Oklahoma State University County Extension Agent, former Sr. Sales Representative for BASF Corp., and a former Supplier Diversity Specialist at Sprint. He completed an election campaign where he received 11% of the votes in Johnson County, Kansas.
Join the Political Action Committee
Contact Ullyses Wright at email@example.com or by cell phone at (913) 544-8386 to join the Political Action Committee (PAC) or to get more information.
Hearings for state Senate maps, Eisenhower (Democratic map), Liberty 2 (Republican map) and possibly BlueStem (LWV) are scheduled for the Senate Redistricting Committee on Tuesday 3/15 at 12:30 p.m.
Other potential hearings are as follows:
State House Redistricting Maps
Map Introduction, This past Monday (3/14) at 12:00 p.m.
Hearing, Wednesday at 12:00 p.m
Testimony for Hearing due Tuesday at 12:00 p.m., 24 hours before hearing
Helpful Testimony Form & Resources: https://voterrightsnetwork.org/how-you-can-help/
Email your Senate and House legislators and Senate and House Redistricting Committee leaders telling them the timeline is too short between bill introduction and hearings. More time is needed to review the maps, submit testimony, and speak up for our community.
Use the following Mainstream Coalition form:
Senate Redistricting Committee Leadership Email Addresses:
Chair - Sen. Rick Wilborn
Vice Chair - Sen. Ty Masterson
Ranking Minority Member - Sen. Dinah Sykes
Members - Senate
House Redistricting Committee Leadership Email Addresses
Chair - Rep. Chris Croft
Vice Chair - Rep. Bradley Ralph
Ranking Minority Member - Rep. Tom Burroughs
Members - House
Wednesday - 3/16, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. - Voter Engagement Day at the Capitol (formerly Black and Brown Legislative Day)
Wednesday - 3/16, 6:00 p.m. – Loud Light - Kansas Youth Power Coalition’s Media training
13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution
Thirteenth Amendment abolished and continues to prohibit slavery
Fourteenth Amendment declared all persons born or naturalized in the U.S. are American citizens including African Americans
Fifteenth Amendment prohibits each government in the U.S. from denying a citizen the right to vote based on race, color, or previous condition of servitude
Ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granted American women the right to vote---a right known as woman suffrage
VOTE! It's your right, it's your duty.
No Vote! No Voice! No Voice! No Change!