Hello and welcome to my campaign for the Illinois 5th Congressional District. Here are some things to know about me:
Life-long Chicagoan, born and raised in the 5th District,
Attorney, working at intersection of law and technology,
Previously worked at two federal agencies in Washington, D.C. (CFTC and FEC),
Wrote a local law increasing civilian oversight of police in Memphis,
Co-founded local chapter of National Lawyers guild while in Memphis,
Helped to plan and participated in pro-climate and anti-Trump events that included marches, speeches, and acts of civil disobedience,
I like to write music and play basketball in my free time, and
The best parts of my day are coming home to play with my dog, Paxon, and practicing Spanish with my fiancée, Veronica.
We are in an ecological, economic, and political crisis and, like a lot of people I've talked to while campaigning, I'm scared by what our future looks like if we don't act now.
I'm running for office because we need new ideas and new approaches to the major challenges of our times. I’ll fight for you because I believe in the power of dreams. If we can dream it, we can do it. This is not a hollow slogan, it is a fact of human nature and ingenuity.
We must act boldly and with confidence.
We must make...