The Freedom ROC is a 501(C)(3) Black-Led innovative statewide organization that unites directly impacted people and communities to build a transformative base of power to achieve social, racial and economic justice in Ohio.

We are an organization that builds Black progressive community and political power through Healing-Informed Care, Voter Education, Voter Engagement and Leadership Development by organizing within communities around key issues and candidates.

Target Geography

We are a statewide organization building leadership in Black Communities throughout Ohio. We have a concentration in Ohio’s Legacy cities such as:
Akron • East Cleveland • Youngstown • Canton


Theory of Change Statement

Those that are closest to the solutions are further away from the resources and the power (GM). We fight to put those that are in PAIN in POWER by Educating, Empowering, Activating and Turnout. We create authentic spaces and individualized support that enable us to tackle the complex grief and trauma caused by injustice,particularly issues of capitalism, violence that stem from racial inequity, social marginalization, and police failures.

Our Tactics

  • Grassroots Organizing
  • Political Education
  • Civic Engagement
  • Digital Organizing
  • Coalition Building
  • Train Candidates
  • Endorsements
  • Lobbying

Contribution Information

The Freedom ROC is a 501(c)(3) Black-Led Statewide Ohio-based Organization with a focus of Informed Care, Voter Engagement & Education, and Leader Develoment.

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Current Campaigns

  • Quality of Life
  • Democracy
    • Our lives flourish when everybody is able to participate in democracy.
  • Criminal Justice Reform
    • Divestment in carceral punishment and investment in people and communities

A 501(c)(3) Orgranization

848 W Exchange ST
Akron, OH 44302

“I for one believe that if you give people a thorough understanding of what confronts them and the basic causes that produce it, they’ll create their own program, and when the people create a program, you get action.”

— Malcolm X