About Us


Virginia Black Leadership Organizing Collaborative, VA BLOC, is based in Hampton Roads, Virginia and focuses on building empowered communities.  Currently focusing efforts in Hampton and Newport News, VA BLOC works in Voter Engagement, Civic Engagement, and Leadership Development. VA BLOC is a project of New Virginia Majority.

Click here to join our efforts and learn more about how you can impact your community!

If your organization would like to partner with VA BLOC, please contact Marcia Price, Director of VA BLOC at mprice@newvirginiamajority.org or 757-751-9081

Our Team:

Marcia S. Price, Director: Voter Education

Darius R. Swift, Community Organizer : Criminal Justice Interest Group

Cameron Bell, Community Organizer : Education Interest Group

Simone Sibley, Community Organizer : Mental Health Interest Group

Melissa Dale, Community Organizer: Mental Health Interest Group

Alexandria Wheeler, Community Organizer : Women’s Empowerment Interest Group

Click here to learn more about our issue-based work!

Want to join the team?  Click here for more information!