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January 2020

Cambiando Vidas Meeting

January 28 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2020

An event every month that begins at 3:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 23, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Cambiando Vidas meets on the second 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. Cambiando Vidas meetings are conducted in Spanish. Interpreters are provided. Contact Michelle Garcia with questions, accommodation requests, or to get more information.

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DRACH Meeting

January 29 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 24, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States

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

January 29 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

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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Financial Literacy, Series One

January 30 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

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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PA Training @Albany Park Branch Library

January 31 @ 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Albany Park Branch Library, 3401 W. Foster Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60625 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 @Archer Heights Branch Library

January 31 @ 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Archer Heights Branch Library, 5055 S. Archer Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60632 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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February 2020

PA Training @Access Living

February 4 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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One event on April 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM

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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 22, 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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Disability Pride Parade Planning Committee

February 4 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on May 6, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on June 2, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on June 16, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on June 25, 2020 at 6:30 PM

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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Taskforce for Attendant Services

February 5 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 PM on day First of the month, repeating until July 1, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Taskforce for Attendant Services (TFAS) is one of Access Living’s oldest advocacy groups. It’s made up of consumers with disabilities and personal assistants (PAs). Together, members organize and advocate for programs or campaigns that support personal care workers and independent living for people with disabilities. Contact Ryan McGraw with questions or to make accommodation requests.

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Chicago ADAPT

February 5 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until July 1, 2020

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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