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March 2020

PA Training @Lozano Branch Library

March 4 @ 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Lozano Branch Library, 1805 S. Loomis Street
Chicago, Illinois 60608 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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Chicago ADAPT

March 4 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Monthly meeting of the Chicago chapter of ADAPT.

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Dance Class

March 4 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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2019-2020 Schweitzer Fellows, Maggie Bridger and Sydney Erlikh, will lead a series of workshops focusing each week on key components of inclusive dance. Together, we will explore various dancemaking tools & concepts, dance techniques, and improvisational scores. Registration encouraged. Questions? Concerns? Contact Sydney Erlikh at serlik2@uic.edu.

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Disability Pride Parade Planning Committee

March 4 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Join the Disability Pride Parade Planning Committee to plan the 2020 Disability Pride Parade. Contact Mary Delgado with questions or for further information. Mary Delgado: madd503317@gmail.com

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Disability Candidates Forum

March 5 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Disability Candidates Forum: Join us on March 5th to hear candidates running for Cook County State's Attorney and Clerk of the Circuit Court address how they plan to serve the disability community. Illinois elections are around the corner; learn more about these candidates to help inform your vote. Access Living is a fully accessible building. CART and ASL interpretation will be provided. To make any additional accommodation requests fill out the accommodation request form. Register to attend the forum Submit…

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Financial Literacy, Series One

March 5 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Interested in mastering your money? Attend Access Living's Financial Literacy Workshop. No registration is required. To attend, simply walk in to Access Living. Contact the Independent Living Skills Coordinator for additional information or to make an accommodation request. All classes are from 2 to 4 p.m. Series One Workshop Class Schedule: Class 1: 1/16/2020, Financial Empowerment What does it Mean? Class 2: 1/23/2020, Emotional and Cultural influences on financial decisions Class 3: 1/30/2020, Benefits of a Bank Account Class 4:…

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Step Ahead

March 6 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Step Ahead is an Access Living program and peer support group for people with disabilities who are living independently in the community. It aims to support people with disabilities who have already transitioned out of nursing homes as they further develop their independent living skills. Participation is open to all. **Please contact the Independent Living Skills Trainer in advance to meeting dates, as some meetings take place at various locations in the community.**

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Independent Voices

March 9 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Independent Voices is one of Access Living’s community advocacy groups. 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.

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ADAPT Productions

March 10 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Cross Disability Support Group

March 10 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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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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