The Asian American Action Fund of Greater Chicago (“AAAF-GC”) is pleased to endorse Josina Morita as a candidate for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District. Josina is an urban planner with a strong record of public service and advancing equitable policies, and she has also built extensive relations across various communities in Cook County.
“We are thrilled to endorse Josina Morita,” commented AAAF-GC president Jae Choi Kim. “Josina brings extensive urban planning expertise and community advocacy to the table. She has innovative ideas on developing new local infrastructure in light of the changing climate and flooding patterns in Cook County. She will explore opportunities for reform and be a strong education and conservation advocate for water and the critical issue of water usage.”
Asian Americans make up 7% of Cook County (363,000 residents) and represent the fastest growing ethnic group in Illinois. If elected, Josina Morita will be the first Asian American elected countywide in Cook County. You can learn more about Josina Morita at http://friendsofjosina.com.