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Welcome to Access Living

Top Non ProfitAccess Living is a change agent committed to fostering an inclusive society that enables Chicagoans with disabilities to live fully-engaged and self-directed lives. Staff and volunteers combine knowledge and personal experience to deliver programs and services that equip people with disabilities to advocate for themselves.

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Lead On Blog

The Senate Can Pass A Treaty To Protect Fishing Rights

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On April 4th, the U.S. Senate passed FOUR international treaties regarding fish and fishing rights. This occurred without a word of opposition in committee nor on the Senate floor. Read More
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Advocacy -- Take Action Now
Fight for Independence in 2014 -- Support advocacy initiatives of Access Living and the Disability Community. Read More
Ways You Can Help
Access Living helps young man navigate high school and prepare for collegeMichael Bucci joined Access Living’s Disability Justice Mentoring Collective as a sophomore in high school. Since then, he graduated from high school with honors, and he is now a freshman at Southern Illinois University- Carbondale, majoring in Human Nutrition and Dietetics. Read More