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Bushra Amiwala for Cook County Board

Featured in The Chicago Tribune and TeenVouge, what makes Bushra Amiwala so special? Bushra Amiwala is a 19 year old Muslim, first generation Pakistani-American, woman who is running for the 13th district Cook County Board. Bushra's goal is to change the image of political officers, empower the youth and minorities by giving voices to those who have been silenced and unheard for too long, and rewrite the ignorant narrative of Muslim women. Bushra's devotion to these efforts is seen though her refusal to accept large sums of money disguised as "donations" from big corporations and people who aim to use political officers as their pawns. Instead Bushra runs her campaign on her money and donations from her family, friends, and community.

"Passionate, Inspiring candidates like Bushra, make me along with other youth excited to vote in the primaries and exercise our political rights. I stand with Bushra as a strong political activist that I can see myself in" - Ha…