Adam Ballard

 

Adam is the Housing and Transportation Policy Analyst at Access Living. He develops legislative 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 can help advance the disability community’s advocacy agenda. Adam believes strongly in the power of community organizing to make change. He 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 Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood.