Director of Advocacy and External Affairs

Access Living


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Amber Smock oversees policy, public affairs and organizing activities including leadership development as Director of Advocacy and External Affairs at Access Living. Amber is a member of the Cook County Board of Commissioners and serves on the ADAPT Board of Directors. Amber is the recipient of The Paul G. Hearne Leadership Award and is a Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow (2014). Amber is a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Areas of Expertise: Program Development, Public Policy

Interests: Civil Rights, Community Inclusion, Disability Rights, Education, Government, Healthcare, Other, Philanthropy, Social Services, Transportation