Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib

Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib

Ilhan Omar By Onika Ehren, age 11 and Indykids team Ilhan Omar’s journey to politics was not very easy. Her family fled the civil war in Somalia and went to a refugee camp in Kenya before finally migrating to the United States. Omar wants to rebel against the...
Debra Haaland and Sharice Davids

Debra Haaland and Sharice Davids

By Lucia Mejia Cardenas, age 10 Debra Haaland Debra Haaland ran for Congress representing New Mexico and is a member of the Laguna Pueblo tribe. She was inspired to do so by her hard-working and dedicated grandmother. Her grandmother sparked a light in Haaland and...
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ayanna Pressley

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ayanna Pressley

By Samaira Bunbury, age 11 Ayanna Pressley Who is Ayanna Pressley? Well, she was a senior aide to Congressmember Joseph Kennedy and political director to Senator John Kerry, before becoming the first African-American woman elected to the Boston City Council in 2009....