Past Events

 

Advance Your Leadership Power

Online – Zoom

Advance Your Leadership Power meets on the first, third, and fifth (when applicable) Tuesdays of every month. All are welcome to join; AYLP members are people with disabilities, social justice advocates, and allies. At present, AYLP meetings take place on Zoom. Please contact Candace Coleman to get the link to the meeting.

Beyond the Scar: A Virtual Portraiture Project

Online – Zoom

Access Living is looking for models to pose for “Beyond the Scar”, a portraiture project facilitated by disabled artist, art therapy intern, B Randolph (they/them). Models’ portraits & stories will be included in Access Living’s Disability Portraiture Project archive. If you are someone with apparent scars and have lived experiences of disability, please join us! Who […]

Spring Online Inclusive Dance Workshop Series

Online – Zoom

The Spring Online Inclusive Dance Workshop Series is a weekly Wednesday gathering for movers of all kinds. Facilitators will lead participants through an exploration of dance-making tools, dance techniques, and improvisational exercises. All bodies, minds and experience levels are welcome. All workshops are held remotely via Zoom. We meet weekly on Wednesdays from 6:30 pm […]

Beyond the Scar: A Virtual Portraiture Project

Online – Zoom

Access Living is looking for models to pose for “Beyond the Scar”, a portraiture project facilitated by disabled artist, art therapy intern, B Randolph (they/them). Models’ portraits & stories will be included in Access Living’s Disability Portraiture Project archive. If you are someone with apparent scars and have lived experiences of disability, please join us! Who […]

Sustainable Liberation Series

UIC Disability Cultural Center 1007 W. Harrison Street, Room 231, Chicago, Illinois, United States

The Sustainable Liberation Series is a biweekly group series facilitated by disabled art-therapists-in-training Miriam Austin-Wright (they/she). Each of the two sections will meet biweekly in-person for two hours at the UIC Disability Resource Center Quiet Lounge (Room 231). The afternoon section will meet 1-3 PM and the evening section will meet 4-6 PM.  This group […]

Beyond the Scar: A Virtual Portraiture Project

Online – Zoom

Access Living is looking for models to pose for “Beyond the Scar”, a portraiture project facilitated by disabled artist, art therapy intern, B Randolph (they/them). Models’ portraits & stories will be included in Access Living’s Disability Portraiture Project archive. If you are someone with apparent scars and have lived experiences of disability, please join us! Who […]

Beyond the Scar: A Virtual Portraiture Project

Online – Zoom

Access Living is looking for models to pose for “Beyond the Scar”, a portraiture project facilitated by disabled artist, art therapy intern, B Randolph (they/them). Models’ portraits & stories will be included in Access Living’s Disability Portraiture Project archive. If you are someone with apparent scars and have lived experiences of disability, please join us! Who […]

Opening Reception of spoken//unheard: A Disability Culture Activism Lab (DCAL) Exhibition

Press Here: Center for Mad Culture 410 South Michigan Ave, Suite 419, Chicago, IL

The Arts & Culture Project is excited to announce the opening reception of spoken//unheard: A Disability Culture Activism Lab (DCAL) Exhibition taking place at the Center for Mad Culture. spoken//unheard is a collaboration between Access Living’s art-therapist-in-training interns and consumers. spoken//unheard features the stories of disabled persons and disabled identities that, though voiced, are often […]

Cambiando Vidas

Event Series Cambiando Vidas
Online – Zoom

Cambiando Vidas meets on the second, third,and fourth Tuesdays of every month, and provides a critical space for immigrants with disabilities to come together, organize, and effect change. Learn more about Cambiando Vidas. This is a virtual meeting that takes place over Zoom. Please contact Michelle Garcia to get the Zoom link. Cambiando Vidas meetings are […]

Beyond the Scar: A Virtual Portraiture Project

Online – Zoom

Access Living is looking for models to pose for “Beyond the Scar”, a portraiture project facilitated by disabled artist, art therapy intern, B Randolph (they/them). Models’ portraits & stories will be included in Access Living’s Disability Portraiture Project archive. If you are someone with apparent scars and have lived experiences of disability, please join us! Who […]

Power to the People

Event Series Power to the People

The monthly meeting of ALL of Access Living's community organizing groups. Come together with your allies in housing, home and community based services, immigration, and racial justice! Contact Amber Smock to request accommodations.

Cambiando Vidas

Event Series Cambiando Vidas
Access Living 115 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States

Cambiando Vidas meets on the second, third,and fourth Tuesdays of every month, and provides a critical space for immigrants with disabilities to come together, organize, and effect change. Learn more about Cambiando Vidas. This is a virtual meeting that takes place over Zoom. Please contact Alma Olavarría Gallegos to get the Zoom link. Cambiando Vidas meetings […]