Morgan Harper, a 36-year-old consumer protection advocate is a millennial who came of age amidst the rise of the climate crisis, polarized racial tensions, and economic inequality. She is running against establishment Democrat Joyce Beatty, 69 to represent her hometown of Columbus, Ohio in Congress. Beatty opposes the Green New Deal and has received tens of thousands of dollars from utility and fossil fuel PACs, executives, and lobbyists.
Morgan spent three years at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), where she worked to protect consumers against predatory lending practices and most recently served as a Vice President at the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), which invests in under-resourced communities.
She is running on a platform including a Green New Deal, racial justice, economic freedom and mobility for all, Medicare for All, and more.
Learn more on the campaign website.