Honoree Spotlight

Chabu Kapumba

Age: 18

I live in: Chicago, IL

College / High School: University of Toronto

Three words to describe myself: Resilient, outspoken, and capable

A quote I love:
"If you're going through hell, keep going"

A book I love: Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

A civic superhero I look up to?
My family

Overview of the project they are working on right now that includes the impact the project is making.

I helped all the CU fellows bring new nominations, friends, and family to Commence 2030. It was exciting to help bring the CU experience to everyone we know would love to be a part of this event.

Why I am excited to join Civics 2030
The Civics 2030 community is the most inspiring, powerful, and determined group of people I could ever hope to surround myself with.

My vision for the future of American democracy
American democracy can and will value the needs of every single community regardless of their wealth, beliefs, backgrounds, or identity.

The kind of superhero I am striving to become
I aspire to be an empowering civic superhero and help grow a community of change makers.