Cook County Leaders, Advocates Call For Solutions For The Disabled Community Amid Pandemic

Economic insecurity for people living with disabilities has intensified during the pandemic.

VIRUS OUTBREAK DISABILITIES
For millions of disabled people and their families, the coronavirus crisis has piled on new difficulties and ramped up those that already existed. Rick Bowmer / ASSOCIATED PRESS
VIRUS OUTBREAK DISABILITIES
For millions of disabled people and their families, the coronavirus crisis has piled on new difficulties and ramped up those that already existed. Rick Bowmer / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Cook County Leaders, Advocates Call For Solutions For The Disabled Community Amid Pandemic

Economic insecurity for people living with disabilities has intensified during the pandemic.

Chicago disabilities advocates and elected officials are raising awareness and demanding solutions for the disabilities community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reset talks with a local advocate and Cook County commissioner about their latest efforts.

GUEST: Alma Anaya, Cook County Board commissioner, 7th District

Justin Cooper, disability advocate and member of the Chicago Disability Activism Collective