We are Access Living.

Access Living is a center of service, advocacy, and social change for people with disabilities led and run by people with disabilities.

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Vision and Mission

We envision a world free from barriers and discrimination – where disability is a respected and natural part of the human experience and people with disabilities are included and valued.

We ignite disability power and pride, provide critical services, and break down systemic barriers to create a stronger, more inclusive society.

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Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Hears Oral Arguments in Access Living vs. Uber

CHICAGO – The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments today in Access Living’s appeal of its dismissal from…

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Report: Jails Overlook Opportunities to Address Disability Despite Prevalence of Disability in Jailed Population

CHICAGO — Access Living today released a report highlighting the failure of the criminal justice system to adequately address and…

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What I’m Thankful for as a Person with a Disability

It’s the time of year when many find themselves reflecting on what they’re grateful for. As a person with a…

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