Mischa is a progressive Democrat running for House District 17 in Colorado Springs. Her core values are servant leadership, compassion, and hard work. Mischa is the daughter of dual Army parents who were stationed and chose to retire in her community when she was six months old. She is a first-generation college graduate whose spent her career working towards change, growth and giving back to the community. Her passion for community and her neighbors led her to work in education, mental health, long term Medicaid, and to run small businesses.
She started her journey by way of political action and public service in 2008 for Barack Obama's campaign, knocking over one thousand doors. That experience showed her the power of representation. The hope she garnered from that race lit a fire and since then, she has spent the past decade working on campaigns and organizing for candidates in Colorado and across the country. She will defend our right to choose, will advocate for healthcare for all, and for equal treatment regardless of our race, religion, gender identity or sexual orientation.