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By Na’ilah Amaru | January 16, 2019

As a legislative advocate I have engaged in countless conversations where nuances of policy consequences are overlooked because there are no elected officials with the lived experience to offer a different perspective. Diversity in thought, often rooted in the identities we carry, shape our politics and the policies that govern our cities, states, and nation.

As a political operative with scars earned on the battlefield of politics, I understand how critical representation is in the corridors of power.

Read the full magazine feature, Our Time to Run, in Mission Accomplished here.

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