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Jacqueline Padilla

Disability Services Specialist

Pronouns: She/Her


Jacqueline "Jackie" Padilla is a first generation Mexican American and a Chicago local. Jackie has been involved in the field of
disability for the past 8 years through volunteer and education experience. Before joining the DRC team, Jackie was very fortunate to work at the Great Lakes ADA Center as the center's social media manager responsible for creating educational content regarding disability and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). She is a UIC alumna from the College of Applied Health Sciences with a B.S. in Rehabilitation Sciences and a minor in Disability and Human Development.
Fun Fact: Jackie is a self-proclaimed expert on creating accessible social media content. She enjoys DIYs, couponing, and exploring Mexico.