Thank you for your interest in seeking endorsement from The Equity Alliance Fund.

We are committed to supporting candidates who align with our mission of addressing structural racism, promoting equity, and empowering marginalized communities.

Candidates seeking an endorsement in the August 1 election must complete the candidate questionnaire by May 22, 2024.

If you have questions, please email:

Equity Alliance Fund Candidate Endorsement Process:

Initial Application and Questionnaire:

Candidates interested in seeking an endorsement from The Equity Alliance Fund will be required to complete the candidate detailed questionnaire. The questionnaire will focus on the candidate's alignment with the organization's mission, their stance on key equity and social justice issues, and their plans for promoting change within marginalized communities.

Review and Evaluation:

The Equity Alliance Fund's endorsement committee will review and evaluate the submitted applications and questionnaires. Each application will be carefully assessed based on the candidate's responses, qualifications, and commitment to advancing equity and justice.

Interview Stage:

Selected candidates will proceed to the interview stage, where they will have the opportunity to engage in in-depth discussions with members of The Equity Alliance Fund's endorsement committee. These interviews will provide a platform for candidates to elaborate on their positions, share specific policy proposals, and answer additional equity and community empowerment questions.

Community Engagement and Input:

The Equity Alliance Fund will actively seek input and feedback from community members, partner organizations, and local stakeholders. Community engagement sessions may include town halls, forums, and focus groups to gather insights on the candidates and their potential impact on marginalized communities.

Final Evaluation and Selection:

Based on the candidate's application, questionnaire, interview performance, community input, and alignment with The Equity Alliance Fund's mission, the endorsement committee will make final recommendations for endorsement. Endorsed candidates will have demonstrated a strong commitment to equity, justice, and community empowerment.

Announcement of Endorsements:

The Equity Alliance Fund will publicly announce the endorsed candidates, highlighting their qualifications and alignment with the organization's values. Endorsement statements will be shared through press releases, social media, and other communication channels.


Endorsed candidates will have access to resources, training, and support from The Equity Alliance Fund. The organization may assist with grassroots mobilization, volunteer recruitment, voter education, and other activities.

Ongoing Engagement:

Endorsed candidates will be expected to maintain regular communication with The Equity Alliance Fund, providing updates on policy initiatives and community engagement efforts. The organization may continue to offer guidance and support on key issues. 

The Equity Alliance Fund’s endorsement process is designed to identify and support candidates who share a genuine commitment to equity, justice, and community well-being. Through a comprehensive evaluation, engagement with the community, and collaborative support, endorsed candidates will embody the values and aspirations of The Equity Alliance Fund.

2024 Endorsement Timeline
for the August 1  Election

April 26:
August 1 TEAF Endorsement Applications Open

May 2 - 31: Applications reviewed and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis

May 22: TEAF endorsement applications are due

June 3-6: Community roundtables

June 7: TEAF Endorsements are announced

July 12 - 27: Early Voting

August 1: Election Day!


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