Sor Lo serves Disability Action Center’s Southern Counties as an Independent Living (IL) Specialist. He typically assists about 30 consumers on an ongoing basis, mainly in the under-served Asian community. Sor speaks several languages fluently, providing the DAC with a unique link to the service areas it covers.
He’s also active around Chico, having vied for a seat on the City Council; has served other non-profits; and, is a local business owner.
Originally from Laos, Lo is a big soccer fan, and has lived in the United States for 30 years.
Name: Sor Lo
Years at DAC: 13
Title: Independent Living Specialist
Consumers: About 30 active consumers.
Ethnic groups I serve: Six.
Grants I work under: AB 204.
My goals at DAC: Help the under-served population as much as possible.
I am: A person who has the knowledge and skills to help under-served people.
Special skills: I speak 7 different languages.
Favorite language: Muong; I came from Laos.
My No. 1 asset: Experience and language skills.
Sor’s five-year plan: Keep doing what I do.