As African Americans for Obama launches, check out new ways you can take ownership of this campaign. Re-electing President Obama and protecting the changes we’ve made since 2008 will take a community-wide effort. Look at the programs below and figure out where you fit in. After that, visit our volunteer sign-up page and make it official—that you’re committed to African Americans for Obama.
Congregation Captain Program
Congregation captains will take the lead on educating others about the importance of participating in this campaign and how to get involved. Working in your individual capacity, you’ll reach out to key community members and mobilize your personal networks with house parties and other outreach activities, as well as provide assistance in conducting voter registration drives.
Barber Shop/Beauty Salon Program (B&B Program)
Barbers and beauticians will help us engage in voter registration and volunteer recruitment efforts through this program. You can identify key leaders within the community who should definitely stay engaged and facilitate communication between your personal networks and organizers in the field.
Black Business Captains Program
We aim to incorporate and cultivate individuals who are business leaders into a larger program of empowerment and engagement for the African American community. You’ll take the lead on educating local business leaders about the importance of participating and of business owners getting involved in the President’s re-election campaign.
Civic Organization Captains Program
Civic organization captains and non-profit leaders will work to provide education to their organization's members about the importance of participating this year and opportunities for involvement. You’ll support volunteers during voter registration and recruitment efforts while engaging with key leaders in your personal network.