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April 2020

Power to the People Meeting

April 17 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until June 19, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Through community building, networking, and cross-collaboration, Access Living’s Power to the People (PTP) advocacy group harnesses many different voices and areas of expertise to advocate for the changes that people with disabilities want and need. Learn more about PTP. PTP meets on the third Friday of every month. Participation is open to all. To join PTP or to make an accessibility request, please contact our advocacy team.

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CANCELLED: PA Training @Little Italy Branch Library

April 21 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Little Italy Branch Library, 1336 W. Taylor Street
Chicago, 60607 United States
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Access Living provides training for people interested in becoming a paid Personal Assistant for people with disabilities. These trainings are open to family members of people with disabilities as well as members of the public. Learn more about Access Living PA trainings and database here. Please bring the following items to your training session: Photo ID (Driver’s License or State ID)Social Security CardResume and three professional referencesCertified Nursing Assistant Certificate (if applicable) AN RSVP IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND A TRAINING SESSION. RSVP…

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REMOTE: Cross Disability Support Group

April 21 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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**DURING ACCESS LIVING'S BUILDING CLOSURE, PLEASE CONTACT EVENT ORGANIZERS FOR DETAILS ON REMOTE/VIRTUAL MEETINGS** Access Living’s Cross-Disability Support Group (CDSG) is for people with all kinds of disabilities to teach and learn from one another. CDSG meets every other Tuesday. To attend, or to make an accommodation request, call or email Carleda Johnson. Note: During our March 3rd meeting we will be going on a group outing to the Chicago History Museum.

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REMOTE DRACH Steering Committee

April 21 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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**DURING ACCESS LIVING'S BUILDING CLOSURE, PLEASE CONTACT EVENT ORGANIZERS FOR DETAILS ON REMOTE/VIRTUAL MEETINGS** Monthly meeting of the steering committee for DRACH (Disability Rights Action Coalition for Housing). Contact Cathleen O'Brien with questions or for more information.

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REMOTE: AYLP Group Meeting

April 21 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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**DURING ACCESS LIVING'S BUILDING CLOSURE, PLEASE CONTACT EVENT ORGANIZERS FOR DETAILS ON REMOTE/VIRTUAL MEETINGS** AYLP 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. Learn more about AYLP here. *Any changes to AYLP meeting days and times will be reflected on the Access Living events calendar.

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REMOTE: DRACH Meeting

April 22 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States

**DURING ACCESS LIVING'S BUILDING CLOSURE, PLEASE CONTACT EVENT ORGANIZERS FOR DETAILS ON REMOTE/VIRTUAL MEETINGS** The Disability Rights Action Coalition for Housing (DRACH) meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month. DRACH meetings are open to all; members are people with disabilities, people experiencing homelessness, and community allies. Learn more about DRACH.

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Dance Class

April 22 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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We plan to meet online using Google Hangouts. Although we realize that there will be some access needs to work through in an online workshop format, we are excited about the new possibilities this online space offers our collective dancemaking practices and hope to offer a source of social connection to our community in a time when we are all taking necessary and important steps to isolate ourselves. We will be using Google Hangouts Meet, which has captioning built into…

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CANCELLED: PA Training @Austin Branch Library

April 24 @ 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Austin Branch Library, 5615 W. Race
Chicago, Illinois 60644 United States
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Access Living provides training for people interested in becoming a paid Personal Assistant for people with disabilities. These trainings are open to family members of people with disabilities as well as members of the public. Learn more about Access Living PA trainings and database here. Please bring the following items to your training session: Photo ID (Driver’s License or State ID)Social Security CardResume and three professional referencesCertified Nursing Assistant Certificate (if applicable) AN RSVP IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND A TRAINING SESSION. RSVP…

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PA Training @Access Living

April 27 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on January 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 16, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 18, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 23, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 10, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 26, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Personal Assistant training sessions are open to family members of people with disabilities as well as members of the public who wish to become a personal assistant. An RSVP is required to attend this or any other PA training session. To RSVP, please contact a PA Training Coordinator. Please bring the following items to your training session: 1. Photo ID (Driver’s License or State ID)2. Social Security Card3. Resume and three professional references4. Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate (if applicable) Learn…

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Independent Voices

April 27 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:30 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2020

An event every month that begins at 1:30 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 22, 2020

One event on July 13, 2020 at 1:30 PM

One event on July 27, 2020 at 1:30 PM

One event on August 10, 2020 at 1:30 PM

One event on August 24, 2020 at 1:30 PM

One event on September 14, 2020 at 1:30 PM

One event on September 28, 2020 at 1:30 PM

One event on October 12, 2020 at 1:30 PM

One event on October 26, 2020 at 1:30 PM

One event on November 9, 2020 at 1:30 PM

One event on November 23, 2020 at 1:30 PM

One event on December 14, 2020 at 1:30 PM

One event on January 11, 2021 at 1:30 PM

One event on January 25, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Independent Voices meets the 2nd and 4th Mondays of every month.* Its members are nursing home survivors as well as folks living in nursing homes who want to move out. Members convene to build community and cultivate activism in current nursing home residents. All are welcome to join IV. Please contact Ryan McGraw with questions or to make an accommodation request. *Any changes to IV meeting days or times will be reflected on Access Living's events calendar.

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