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About Us

Who We Are

Amplify Action is a 501 (c)3 coupled with Amplify Action Fund, a 501(c)4 organization that cultivates the civic participation and political engagement of Black and African American men in the Southeastern region.  Amplify Action seeks to bridge divides in communities through the lens of racial and social justice with a strategic focus on civic education, community empowerment, voter registration, and voter mobilization.​


In detail our overall mission is to: Register Black Male Voters; Adequately engage the electorate to increase civic participation; Train community members to amplify their voices - to hold elected officials accountable; and, Advocate for expanded access to the ballot.

Our vision is to create a fair and just America for the next generation, by amplifying the electorate and expanding access to the ballot for Black and African American men.

And we’re just getting Amped. We’re helping bring even more black men into the voting process because when we all vote, our voices get Amplifed.

Amplify Action’s Mission Is To


Amplify ACTION


Amplify ACCESS




Amplify OUR VOTE

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Brandon Upson

Executive Director


Amplify Action staff is passionate, smart, creative and, We’re passionate about building a more progressive future and reforming our political system so it works for all of our black and brown brothers and sisters. we work to empower black men to vote and change their community.

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Ra Shád Frazier-Gaines 

Chief Strategy Officer


Sheena Mathews

Development Director




Companies, non-profits, institutions, and community-based organizations are essential partners in Amplify Action's efforts to ensure every Black Man is registered and ready to vote. We are growing and adding more amazing partnerships by the day and always looking for more. 

If you have other creative ways for how you can partner with Amplify Action, let’s talk! Please note that Amplify Action is a 501(c)(3) nonpartisan organization and cannot coordinate or partner with any partisan organizations.



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Fort Mill, SC 29716

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