Lauren Underwood is the US Representative for Illinois's 14th District. She is the youngest African American woman in Congress and a fierce advocate of health care access, maternal health, affordable medication, and more. She won a tough election in 2018, beating a Tea Party Republican by running an innovative campaign. She faces a tough reelection in November 2020 and needs your help. Please contribute money, time and effort to help her win.
Lauren Underwood grew up in Naperville, Illinois where she earned her first Girl Scout badge and attended Neuqua Valley High School. On her first day in Girl Scouts, Lauren made the pledge “to help people at all times.” Those early lessons in leadership formed a foundation of service that guided her to becoming a teacher and Registered Nurse as well as representing Illinois’ 14th District in Congress.