The Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus was founded in 1973.  The purpose of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus is to serve as an information and advocacy vehicle to advance the interests of African-American, Latino, and other minority citizens of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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Black History Month Celebration held at the state Capitol.


Representative Ron Waters

Rep. Ron Waters, Chairman


Representative Jake Wheatley Jr.

Rep. Jake Wheatley, Vice Chairman


Representative Kenyatta Johnson

Rep. Kenyatta Johnson, Secretary


Representative Vanessa Lowery Brown.

Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown, Treasurer


Representative Louise Bishop

Rep. Louise Williams Bishop


Representative Angel Cruz

Rep. Angel Cruz


Representative Dwight Evans

Rep. Dwight Evans - Democratic Chair, House Appropriations Committee


Sen. Vincent Hughes - Democratic Chair, Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee


Representative Thaddeus Kirkland

Rep. Thaddeus Kirkland


Senator Shirley Kitchen

Sen. Shirley Kitchen - Democratic Chair, Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee


Representative John Myers

Rep. John Myers


Representative Frank Oliver

Rep. Frank Oliver - Democratic Chair, House Health and Human Services Committee


Representative Cherelle Parker

Rep. Cherelle Parker


Representative Tony Payton

Rep. Tony Payton


Representative Joseph Preston, Treasurer

Rep. Joseph Preston


Representatvie James Roebuck

Rep. James Roebuck - Democratic Chair, House Education Committee


Representative Curtis Thomas

Rep. Curtis Thomas


Senator LeAnna M. Wahington

Sen.LeAnna Washington - Democratic Chair, Senate Aging and Youth Committee


Representative Jewell Williams, Vice-Chair

Rep. Jewell Williams


Senator Anthony Williams

Sen. Anthony H. Williams - Democratic Chair, Senate State Government Committee


Rep. Rosita C. Youngblood