Due to water damage, our building is closed for repairs. We are continuing all our operations remotely and from a temporary office space until further notice.

Past Events

 

Fall Online Inclusive Dance Workshops

Event Series Inclusive Dance Workshop Series
Online – Zoom

The Inclusive Dance Workshop 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 - 8 pm […]

Beyond the Scar: A Portraiture Project

Press Here: Center for Mad Culture 410 South Michigan Ave, Suite 419, Chicago, IL +1 more

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). We are seeking models who would like to include their portrait & stories in Access Living’s Disability Portraiture Project archive. If you are someone with apparent scars and have lived […]

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.

Fall Peer Mental Health Support Group

Online – Zoom

The Fall Peer 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. Facilitated by disabled art therapist Bri Beck, LCPC, ATR, this group is meant to offer an opportunity for participants to […]

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 […]

Rewritten Narratives: A Comic Workshop

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

Rewritten Narratives: A Comic Workshop is for participants who self-identify as disabled and/or chronically ill, whether the disability is apparent or non-apparent. This could mean anything from physical disabilities, learning disabilities, “invisible” disabilities, and disabilities caused by mental health concerns.  Let’s reclaim and rewrite our stories as disabled people through writing and drawing together! Too […]

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 Michelle Garcia to get the Zoom link. Cambiando Vidas meetings are […]

Beyond the Scar: A Portraiture Project

Press Here: Center for Mad Culture 410 South Michigan Ave, Suite 419, Chicago, IL +1 more

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). We are seeking models who would like to include their portrait & stories in Access Living’s Disability Portraiture Project archive. If you are someone with apparent scars and have lived […]