Carla Rios

Executive Assistant

Carla Rios grew up in the Pilsen community. She is a mother of two girls and the legal guardian of her sister Lety who is mentally challenged. Carla’s experience with the injustices that her sister faced led to her to want to create change for others that share the same experiences. She is one of the founders of SAME (Special Abilities Mobilizing Equity) which is a task force within Pilsen Neighbors that focuses on organizing parents and family members with family/friends with special abilities to create equity and change.