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Join us on Monday, June 10 for Access Living's annual “Lead On!” Award Gala in the Aon Grand Ballroom of Chicago's iconic Navy Pier.
June 10, 2019
Access Living Supports Governor JB Pritzker’s Fair Tax Plan
Over the course of many years, Access Living has seen state funding for human services reduced to the point where thousands of people with disabilities across our state are suffering without supports. The current level of disinvestment cannot continue. Lives are at stake. This is why we support Governor JB Pritzker’s fair tax plan, which is a way to raise badly needed revenue to invest in our state.
May 8, 2019
Access Living Disability Rights Group Demands City of Chicago Make Homeless Shelters Accessible
Demands come as woman with a disability files suit for being denied shelter
CHICAGO, March 12 – Members of Access Living’s Disability Rights Action Coalition for Housing (DRACH) will gather at 10 a.m. today, Tuesday, March 12, outside the City of Chicago Community Center located at 10 S. Kedzie to demand that Chicago make its homeless shelters accessible to people with disabilities, including those who are denied access because they use canes or wheelchairs.
March 12, 2019
Woman Denied Shelter Due to Disability Files Lawsuit Against the City
Complaint contends that inaccessibility of the city’s shelter system violates the Americans with Disabilities Act and other federal law.
CHICAGO -- Laura Martin, a woman with rheumatoid arthritis, filed a lawsuit in federal court against the city of Chicago and city officials Monday evening. The suit contends the city violated Martin’s rights by failing to provide an accessible homeless shelter.
March 11, 2019
Court Rules Lawsuit Against Uber for ADA Violations Can Continue
Holding Rideshare Companies to ADA Will Expand Access to Underserved Population
CHICAGO - Judge Manish S. Shah of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, issued a decision Monday allowing a lawsuit to proceed against Uber Technologies, Inc. for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
December 20, 2018
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