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Events Calendar

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The 2017 “Lead On” Gala

Join Access Living on Monday, June 5 for the 2017 “Lead On!” Gala.

“The Self-ID Dilemma” -- Access Living Disability Inclusion Institute Lunch & Learn

Registration Page

Registration Page for Access Living Lunch & Learn Event on March 30.

Personal Assistant Training

Once a month at Access Living

Information about Access Living Personal Assistant Referral Training.

ADA 25, Access Living, Chicago, and more

In 2015, Access Living and partners in Chicago and around the country will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and will use the anniversary as an opportunity to build accessibility, opportunity and awareness.

Disabled Americans Want Work Now (DAWWN)

4th Thursday of each month from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

DAWWN fights for employment rights related to vocational rehabilitation and other employment programs.

Stepping Stones

A peer support group for people with disabilities who have just moved out of institutions and into their own homes through the Access Living Community Reintegration program.

Cross Disability Support Group

2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

The Cross Disability Support group at Access Living provides a forum for mutual acceptance, understanding and self-discovery. Through peer support, people with disabilities can find a safe place to get together to share their concerns and solve problems about everyday issues that affect their lives.

The Disability Rights Action Coalition for Housing, (DRACH)


A monthly meeting of housing advocates who work to enforce and implement the housing rights of people with disabilities.
The group meets the second Tuesday and fourth Thursday of each month.

Task Force on Attendant Services

Task Force on Attendant Services (TFAS, pronounced “tough ass”) : People with disabilities and personal attendants mobilize together for the right to home and community based services.