Tara is smiling in front of a black background. She has curled blonde hair, a blank top, and a floral silver necklace.

Tara Ahern

The Illinois Self Advocacy Alliance
Project Director

Tara is the Project Director for The IL Self Advocacy Alliance. She is a 2020 AAPD Hearne Leadership Awardee and a graduate of New York University (B.A) & DePaul University (M.S). Besides working in non-profit, she is an accomplished photographer and artist.

Community Inclusion, Disability, Policy and Advocacy
Disability Rights