Staff Attorney, Civil Rights Team and PABSS Project Manager

Equip for Equality

Email: rachela@equipforequality.org

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At Equip for Equality, Rachel Arfa represents clients with disabilities in employment discrimination and civil rights violations. Rachel currently serves on the Cook County Anti-Harassment Task Force and the City of Chicago Accessible Airport Advisory Committee. In the past, Rachel has served on the Board of Directors for the New Leaders Council, Illinois Telecommunications Access Corporation, and the Midwest Center on Law and the Deaf, and also on the Metra ADA Advisory Committee. Rachel is a founding Steering Committee member of the Chicago Cultural Accessibility Consortium Steering Committee and also serves on the Board of Directors for 3Arts, which supports artists of color, women artists and artist with disabilities.

Areas of Expertise: Legal, Public Policy

Interests: Arts & Culture, Disability Rights, Government