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Disability and Aging Activism in Illinois During COVID

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hear from Illinois aging and disability policy advocates as they recount how COVID-19 has impacted their advocacy. They will describe their experiences with remote advocacy and reflect on how policy advocacy looks different today from a year ago. Additionally, a staff person from US Representative Jan Schakowsky’s office will discuss ideas to get the attention of legislators in this unique and exciting time.

Moderator: Jae Jin Pak, Community Education & Training Coordinator, Institute for Disability and Human Development, UIC


  • Candace Coleman, Community Organizer, Access Living
  • Therese Humphrey Ball, MS Activist
  • Maribeth Stein, Coordinator/ Constituent Advocate, Congressman Jan Schakowsky office


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Each program will provide 1 free CEU for Illinois professionals with the following licenses: LSW, LCSW, LPC, LCPC, QIDP


Closed captioning of this program will be provided by CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation) services. To request additional accommodations or ask any other questions about this program, contact us at 773.508.1106 or


February 17
11:00 am - 12:00 pm