Please Help Equip for Equality Identify the Legal Advocacy Needs for People with Disabilities in Illinois

Equip for Equality is seeking your input on how we can best meet the legal advocacy needs of people with disabilities. There are 3 ways for you to let us know what you think.

In Person: We are hosting two Public Meetings – one in Springfield and one in Chicago. These meetings allow people with disabilities, family members, service providers and other interested parties to provide us with input on how to allocate our resources.


Thursday, June 23, 2016
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities
830 South Spring Street
Springfield, Illinois 62704

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Michael B. Bilandic Building
160 N. LaSalle Street, C-500 (5th Floor)
Chicago, Illinois 60601

  A sign language interpreter and real time captioning will be present
at our Public Meetings.

To attend or request an accommodation, please RSVP to

To participate in these meetings by phone, call 800-910-8278 and
enter the code: 1940990

Via the Internet: You can give your input by filling out our online survey by June 30, 2016. Click here to submit your comments and suggestions using our online survey.

By Mail/Fax: You can give your input by mailing or faxing your survey responses to us by June 30, 2016. Click here to download a copy of our survey. Then send your completed survey to us at:

Equip for Equality
20 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60602
Or, fax it to us at 312-541-7544.

We are always looking for suggestions on how we can best meet the legal advocacy needs of people with disabilities in Illinois. We have a priorities planning process and we ask the public to offer ideas that will help us implement priorities that are valued most in the disability community. Please share your thoughts with us.

Thank you from Equip for Equality!


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Tony Paulauski
Executive Director
The Arc of Illinois
20901 S. LaGrange Rd. Suite 209
Frankfort, IL 60423
815-464-1832 (OFFICE)
815-464-1832 (CELL)