June 23, 2018
Democratic member of the Chicago City Council representing the 45th ward. The 45th ward includes Portage Park, Gladstone Park, Mayfair, Edgebrook, Forest Glen and Jefferson Park. Arena is also a founding member of the Chicago Progressive Reform Coalition.
Former leader of the Weather Underground. From 1991 to 2013 she was a Clinical Associate Professor of Law at the Children and Family Justice Center at Northwestern University School of Law.