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Statement of Access Living in Response to White Supremacist Events in Charlottesville, VA

Statement of Access Living in Response to White Supremacist Events in Charlottesville, VA
2017-August 11-Power to the People -Tierra

Spotlight on Tierra Finley, Community Organizing Intern with Access Living

Story by Alexa Dean, Public Relations Intern

Profile piece about Tierra Finley, a VISTA intern with Access Living’s Community Organizing Department

On anniversary of ADA, Senate vote threatens independence of disabled

Message from Access Living about healthcare and the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Access Living statement on the Status of Congressional Healthcare Reform

Access Living Statement on status of healthcare and ACA Repeal

What the new healthcare bill means and how it will hurt people with disabilities

Take action

A summary of the impact the Senate Healthcare Bill will have on people with disabilities

Senate Healthcare Bill Revised; Continues to Rely on Attacking Medicaid

Note from Director of Advocacy Amber Smock about release of new version of Senate Health Care Bill
Jennifer Matthews

Community Supports Coordinator helps build independence for people with disabilities

Story by Chloe Konicki

Profile of Access Living employee Jennifer Matthews, a Community Supports Coordinator in the Independent Living Department.

Disability led action against healthcare bill around the country

National ADAPT organizes week of actions

A note from Access Living’s Director of Advocacy about health care advocacy and the work of Chicago ADAPT.

ACTION ALERT: Historic Disability Protest; Stop the Senate Healthcare Bill

A note from Amber Smock, Access Living’s Director of Advocacy, about the Health Care legislation introduced by Senate Leadership on June 22.

Action Alert: Make Three Calls to Protect Medicaid

Action Alert from Access Living’s Adam Ballard and from the Protect Our Care Illinois Coalition

Action Alert: #SaveMedicaid

Contact Senate HELP and Finance Committee

Action Alert to fight back against the US Senate Version of the American Health Care Act.
2017-June 6- Medicaid Rally - Riley Shaw

Chicago advocates rally against threats to healthcare and community support


Recap of June 6 Medicaid Rally in Chicago


Statement from Access Living in response to the Congressional Budget Office score on the impact of the American Health Care Act.

Passage of AHCA a devastating blow for healthcare and people with disabilities

Access Living Statement on House vote to approve Health Care Legislation

Statement from Access Living on passage of American Health Care Act
2017-May-1-Cambiando Vidas

Access Living, Disability and May Day

Statement from Access Living on May Day, 2017

Regional ADAPT Action Wins a Meeting with Governor Rauner

Update on Adapt Regional Action

Access Living staff travel to
Hungary for International

Recap of International Exchange visit to Hungary

Defend Healthcare and Medicaid

New Protect Our Care Illinois Hotline

An Action Alert from Access Living’s Director of Program about a new Hotline from Protect Our Care Illinois, and most recent efforts to defend healthcare and Medicaid.

AHCA Bill Fails in House

Message from Director of Advocacy about American Health Care Act.

Medicaid supports a gateway to independence for Jimmy Yarbrough

Story by Mike Ervin

Story about Jimmy Yarbrough and the key role Medicaid plays in his independence
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