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MAIRA KHWAJA

MAIRA KHWAJA is an educator and multimedia producer. She is the director of public strategy at the Invisible Institute. Her work centers on the Youth / Police Project, where she works with young people most affected by policing in the South Side to shape new discussions and efforts around public safety. She was a 2021 Leaders for a New Chicago award winner. She worked as an associate producer on We Grown Now (dir. Minhal Baig), a film about children in now-demolished high-rise public housing. Her work has been published in the South Side Weekly, The Funambulist, and The New York Times.

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