Adam is the Housing and Transportation Policy Analyst at Access Living in Chicago. In that role, he develops policy priorities and messaging in housing, transportation, and related planning issues. He acts as a thought leader on integrating accessibility for disabled people, and manages relationships with elected officials and public agencies that that can help advance the disability community’s advocacy agenda.
Adam also believes strongly in the power of community organizing to make change, and has served as an organizer and supervised other organizers on multiple campaigns, professionally at Access Living and as a volunteer
elsewhere. He serves on boards and advisory committees at several agencies and organizations in the Chicagoland area. Adam and his family live in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago.
Episode 3 Reference Links:
Founding Fathers and Mothers:
A Guide to Disability Rights Laws
American with Disabilities Act
Disabilitys Integration Act of 2019 Senate Bill
Transcript of Olmstead v L.C. April 21, 1999
Drunk History: Judy Heumann Fight for People with Disabilities
Our Fight for Disability Rights: Judy Heumann