Meet the Our New Political Action Committee Chair

 

Ullyses Wright

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.

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Join the Political Action Committee

Contact Ullyses Wright at ullysesw@gmail.com or by cell phone at (913) 544-8386 to join the Political Action Committee (PAC) or to get more information.

Action Alert!!!
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/
 
 
Action Alert!!!
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.
 
OR
 
Use the following Mainstream Coalition form: 
 Click Here for Easy Action Tool
 
Senate Redistricting Committee Leadership Email Addresses:
Email: Richard.Wilborn@senate.ks.gov
 
Email: Ty.Masterson@senate.ks.gov
 
Email: Dinah.Sykes@senate.ks.gov
 
Members - Senate

 

 

House Redistricting Committee Leadership Email Addresses
Email: Chris.Croft@house.ks.gov
 
Email: Brad.Ralph@house.ks.gov 
 
Email: tom.burroughs@house.ks.gov 
 
Members - House
 
Upcoming Events 
  • Wednesday - 3/16, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. - Voter Engagement Day at the Capitol (formerly Black and Brown Legislative Day)

Registration: https://khlaac.ks.gov./   
  • Wednesday - 3/16, 6:00 p.m. – Loud Light - Kansas Youth Power Coalition’s Media training

Registration: Media Training with Clay Wirestone of the Kansas Reflector

​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

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