Past Events

 

AYLP Meeting (Virtual)

Recurring
Access Living 115 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois

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. Learn more about AYLP here. At present, AYLP meetings take place on Zoom. To attend and get link to meeting, please contact […]

PA Training

Recurring
Access Living 115 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois

Become a Paid Personal Assistant for People with Disabilities Access Living provides training for people interested in becoming a paid Personal Assistant for people with disabilities. These trainings are open to members of the public as well as the family members of people with disabilities. If you provide care for a loved one with a […]

Step Ahead

Recurring
Access Living 115 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois

Step Ahead is an Access Living group for people with disabilities who previously lived in a nursing facility and are now living independently in the community. The group aims to provide knowledge, information, and community resources for people with disabilities who want to further develop their independence. This group also welcomes individuals who are currently in […]

Taskforce for Attendant Services Organizing Meeting

Recurring
Access Living 115 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois

Taskforce for Attendant Services (TFAS) is 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 about this meeting or TFAS, or to request an accommodation. Learn more about […]

PA Training

Uptown Branch Library 929 W. Buena, Chicago, Illinois

Become a Paid Personal Assistant for People with Disabilities Access Living provides training for people interested in becoming a paid Personal Assistant for people with disabilities. These trainings are open to members of the public as well as the family members of people with disabilities. If you provide care for a loved one with a […]

RE-WIRED at Access Living

Recurring
Access Living 115 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois

Access Living is collaborating with THE RE-WIRED PROJECT to create work that represents our disability and/or Deaf community, culture and values. If you consider yourself a member of the disability, Deaf, neurodivergent or psychiatric survivor community, please join us. We will share conversations about mental health, and also learn to unleash our creativity together! Sign up […]

Mental Health Peer Support Group

Recurring
Online – Zoom

Mental Health Support Group is an opportunity for Disabled-identifying people and those exploring their relationship to disability identity to share and hold space for one another in an accessible and virtual setting. During the group, we will share our current concerns, our thoughts/emotions, and offer support to one another through validation, encouragement, and even practical […]

PA Training

Little Village Library 2311 S. Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, Illinois

Disability Portraiture Project

Recurring
Access Living 115 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois

Disability Portraiture Project: Let’s talk about Mental Health! Do you find yourself feeling blue sometimes? Has the pandemic made you feel isolated and sometimes depressed? Join us for an in-person conversation about mental health! Share your stories and learn ways to nurture your mental well-being. You may choose to participate in as many sessions as you […]

DRACH Organizing Meeting

Recurring
Access Living 115 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois

The Disability Rights Action Coalition for Housing (DRACH) meets throughout the month. DRACH meetings are open to all; members are people with disabilities, people experiencing homelessness, and community allies. Attend via Zoom. Join Zoom Meeting Here Meeting ID: 824 9904 7906 Passcode: AL2022 One tap mobile +13126266799,,82499047906# US (Chicago) +13017158592,,82499047906# US (Washington DC) Dial by […]