Mo is currently the Director of Public Affairs for the Illinois Department of Human Rights. Prior, he served as the Director of Community Engagement for Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, the Senior Community Outreach Coordinator for Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and as Deputy Political Directory for Tammy Duckworth’s campaign for U.S. Senate. Additionally, Mo served as Regional Field Director for Senator Dick Durbin’s 2014 re-election campaign and worked as a Campaign Manager and Political Consultant at New Chicago Consulting, LLC, where he managed and advised on several aldermanic races.
Mo graduated with honors from the University of Chicago in 2014 with a degree in Political Science and wrote his senior thesis on community policing in Chicago and the relationship between constituents of color and the Chicago Police Department.
While in college, Mo served as President of the Friends of Washington Park Tutoring Organization– a university program that pairs UChicago students with local public-school students and academically tutors and mentors them on a tri-weekly basis. He was also Assistant Resident Head for college housing and worked for several elected officials including Alderman Pat Dowell and State Representative Christian Mitchell.
Mo’s mother is a middle school principal and father is commodities traders and ordained minister. He currently lives in the Uptown community on the North Side of Chicago and hopes to continue working in Chicago and Illinois politics.