Ready to run for office?

February 11, 2020


OPAL (Organization for Positive Action and Leadership) wants to meet prospective candidates for public office who share its value of racial equity, particularly as racial equity relates to Black Evanston residents.


If you or someone you know is interested in running for office, OPAL wants to talk to you and possibly help you or your nominee prepare for your campaign.


To connect with OPAL, complete this nomination form and an OPAL board member will be in touch (Remember to click "Submit!")


Note that these initial meetings do not constitute an endorsement from OPAL. They are simply informational meetings.


If you have any questions, please e-mail


About OPAL:


OPAL works to achieve racial equity in Evanston through advocacy, voter education, civic engagement, and candidate development by:


·Engaging and equipping Evanston residents to actively participate in the decisions that affect their lives.

·Working to ensure that leadership reflects and prioritizes racial equity.

·Working to amplify the voices of Evanston residents who have been under-represented.


OPAL's board of directors:

Roger Williams, President
Oliver A. Ruff, Vice President
Cicely Wilson Fleming, CEO
Alyce Barry, Secretary
Martha Burns
Tiffani Holmes
Alex Morgan
Tameka Jackson

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