COVID-19 Update: Access Living Employees Working from Home; Building Closed

COVID-19 Resources for the Disability Community

Access Living will continue to support our community in a multitude of ways, including creating and maintaining a resource list for the disability community.

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Did You Miss Lead On LIVE? Watch it Now!

Lead On LIVE: Access Living’s Gala…Reimagined is available now to watch online. This accessible, virtual event highlights our work as we celebrate 40 years and look to the future. Watch it here.


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

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

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.

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Updates from Access Living: Virtual Thanksgiving on 11/24, Watch #LeadOnLIVE Onling, See Mercy Hospital on CAN TV

Access Living friends and allies: Once again, it’s Friday and there’s been a lot going on! Today, we want to…

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Access Living Statement on Return to COVID-19 Phase 3 in Illinois

November 17, 2020 — Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker today announced a statewide rollback to Phase 3 COVID-19 mitigation strategies, to…

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Disability Organization Takes Virtual Event Access to Next Level

Chicago — Access Living, a leading disability rights and service organization, will celebrate its 40th anniversary Wednesday, November 18, with…

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