Towards a More Accessible and Economically Just Chicago

Towards a More Accessible and Economically Just Chicago is a report that exploring barriers to employment for women with disabilities in the realms of economic development, education, government, housing, and transportation.

Milanes Morejon

Milanes was born in the Dominican Republic and grew up in Roxbury, Massachusetts. She graduated from Smith College with a degree in Latin American studies and sociology focusing on the experiences of [email protected] immigrants in the U.S. On campus, Milanes worked with the administration and student government to develop inclusive … Read more

Ashley Blackwell

Ashley Blackwell graduated from the University of Virginia in 2015 with a degree in urban and environmental planning. At UVA, she founded an organization dedicated to creating a comprehensive support structure for low-income students. She also worked as a research assistant on education reform issues, developed a high school social … Read more

Erika Inwald

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Erika graduated from Brown University with a degree in environmental studies in 2014. At Brown, Erika wrote a senior honors thesis about how food cooperatives in New York City can address issues of low-income food access. She also helped build a coalition of … Read more

Emily Duma

Emily was raised in Dousman, Wisconsin, and graduated from the University of Wisconsin Madison with degrees in political science and international studies. Emily developed and facilitated an anti-racist food justice seminar, supported the development of Growing Power’s Madison hub, and helped start and grow a Slow Food campus chapter that served … Read more

Pantry Assessment

The Solid Ground Food Assessment examines Solid Ground Supportive Housing residents’ eating habits and nutritional consumption and provides insights into potential food related improvements. The report includes a supplemental video where Solid Ground residents discuss their needs and experiences around … Read more

Scattered Site Food Assessment

The Solid Ground Food Assessment examines Solid Ground Supportive Housing residents’ eating habits and nutritional consumption and provides insights into potential food related improvements. The report includes a supplemental video where Solid Ground residents discuss their needs and experiences around … Read more

Solid Ground Food Assessment

The Solid Ground Food Assessment examines Solid Ground Supportive Housing residents’ eating habits and nutritional consumption and provides insights into potential food related improvements. The report includes a supplemental video where Solid Ground residents discuss their needs and experiences around … Read more