Amara Enyia

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Amara Enyia
Amara Enyia 2018 (1).jpg
Born
Amarachuka Enyia

EducationUniversity of Illinois (BS, JD, PhD)
Occupation
  • Activist
  • community organizer

Amarachuku C. Enyia,[2] known as Amara Enyia, is an American politician, community organizer, and city consultant.

She is currently director of the Austin Chamber of Commerce in Chicago and Chief Executive Officer of ACE Municipal Partners.[3] Enyia is a candidate for Mayor of Chicago in the 2019 election, and was a candidate in the 2015 mayoral election.[4][5]

On October 16, 2018, she was endorsed by Chance the Rapper, boosting her popularity.[6] However, she lost the first round of the election.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Chance the Rapper Endorses Amara Enyia for Mayor of Chicago". NBC Chicago. Retrieved 2018-10-19.
  2. "City of Chicago :: View Statements of Financial Interests for Independent Contractors 2018". www.cityofchicago.org. Retrieved 2018-10-19.
  3. "Our Team | Austin Chicago Chamber". austinchicagochamber.com. Retrieved 2018-10-19.
  4. Erbentraut, Joseph (2014-04-02). "This 30-Year-Old Community Organizer Thinks She Can Beat Rahm Emanuel". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2018-10-19.
  5. "Meet Amara – AMARA". amaraenyia.com. Retrieved 2018-10-19.
  6. "(Press Release) Chance the Rapper Endorses Amara Enyia for Mayor – AMARA". amaraenyia.com. Retrieved 2018-10-19.