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Lukas Borja

University of Chicago

Urban Studies



FedEx Scholarship

Lukas Borja was raised in Mount Pleasant, a historic neighborhood in Washington, DC. During their time in high school, they volunteered with various groups fighting for housing justice and more equitable cities. They will be studying Urban Studies at the University of Chicago while continuing to advocate for issues relating to urban justice. After college, they intend to return to DC and continue to fight for the issues that have defined so much of their life.

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