Mia Love is the U.S. Representative from Utah's 4th congressional district. She is Haitian American and the first black female Republican Party member in the U.S. Congress, as well as the first black American to be elected to the U.S. Congress from Utah.Mia was born in Brooklyn, New York and eventually moved to Connecticut. Rep. Love recalls both her parents working hard to earn a living. Her father, at times, worked more than one job to pay school tuition for his three children. On the day of Love’s college orientation, her father said something to her that would become the mantra for her life:
"Mia, your mother and I never took a handout. You will not be a burden to society. You will give back."
She was eager to carry forward her father’s ethic of ‘giving back’. Mia has been instrumental in the fight to save Haitian children from slavery. She has been an ambassador for Operation Underground Railroad as she traveled to Haiti with Tim Ballard to meet with the President of Haiti, Jovenel Moïse in support of the OUR missin. Because of her work, amazing things have happened to end some of the government corruption in Haiti which enables human traffickers to operate.