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Beloved Disability Rights Leader Marca Bristo Dies at 66

09.08.19

CHICAGO — September 8, 2019 —Internationally renowned disability rights leader Marca Bristo died this morning from cancer. Marca founded and...

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Tekki Lomnicki to Perform at Access Living

11.12.19

Tekki Lomnicki, writer, director, teacher, and performer will perform at Access Living's Fall Fundraiser, Comedy & Cocktails, on Thursday, November...

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Press Releases & Statements

Access Living Supports Chicago Teacher’s Union’s School-level Staffing Requests

10.18.19

Access Living has been fiercely advocating for our students with disabilities in Chicago. For years, we have witnessed how our...

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Press Releases & Statements

Advocates Oppose HUD Proposal to Gut Protections Against Housing Discrimination

10.16.19

The Trump administration, through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), has launched an aggressive attack on civil...

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Press Releases & Statements

Disability and Immigration Summit

09.28.19

Chicago - September 27, 2019 - Disability and Immigration organizations from around Chicagoland today came together to commit to advancing...

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Press Releases & Statements

Disability Rights Leader Marca Bristo Steps Down

08.29.19

Chicago - Marca Bristo, one of the country's leading advocates for people with disabilities, stepped down earlier this week from...

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Reports & Studies

Access Living Releases Disability Rights Analysis of CPS 2020 Budget

08.26.19

CHICAGO – Today Access Living published its annual review of the Chicago Public Schools budget for the FY2020 year, highlighting...

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Disability Solidarity in the Wake of Mass Shootings

08.06.19

Dear Access Living friends and allies, Like millions across the country, we were deeply shocked after the mass shootings in...

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Reflecting on the Americans with Disabilities Act

07.26.19

Access Living today celebrates the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the landmark civil rights legislation that set the...

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Celebrating 20 Years of the Olmstead Decision

06.22.19

Tomorrow, June 22, we at Access Living will remember and celebrate the 20th anniversary of one of the most important civil rights U.S. Supreme...

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