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Ford Foundation Launches First-Ever U.S. Disability Rights Program

10.15.21

New York—The Ford Foundation today announced the launch of its first-ever grantmaking program focused on advancing the rights of people...

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Action Alerts

Action Alert: Illinois Legislators Need to End Source of Income Housing Discrimination

10.13.21

Access Living friends and allies, Next week, Illinois legislators will begin our veto session! Veto session is a two week...

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Gov. Pritzker Eliminates the Sub-minimum Wage in State Contracting

10.05.21

Governor Pritzker has ended, by Executive Order, the use of sub-minimum wages for people with disabilities employed by state vendors....

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Press Releases & Statements

Access Living Statement on End of Illinois Eviction Moratorium

10.04.21

Today, Governor Pritzker has ended the statewide eviction moratorium, causing homelessness and human suffering throughout Illinois. This will disproportionately negatively...

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Action Alerts

Action Alert: End Housing Discrimination Based on Source of Income

09.30.21

If you live in Illinois, we need your help today to fight against Source of Income (SOI) discrimination in housing,...

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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Access Living Issues Public Comment: “Increased law enforcement is not a cure-all.”

09.16.21

On Wednesday, September 15, 2021, Access Living Transportation Policy Analyst Laura Saltzman, spoke on behalf of the Transportation Equity Network...

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Action Alerts

Action Alert: Ensure Full Funding of HCBS in the Reconciliation Package

09.14.21

Dear Access Living Friends and Allies, Today's action alert comes from NCIL concerning the money promised to Home and Community...

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Action Alerts

ACTION TODAY: Fight for SSI, Home Services Investment in Historic Congressional Budget Package

09.10.21

Access Living friends and allies, Right now, Congress is working on two major bill packages of unprecedented national significance, especially...

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Action Alerts

Advocacy Alert: Keep Up the Fight for Home/Community Investment!

09.10.21

Access Living friends and allies, Right now, we are in the fight of our lives for the survival of a...

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Blog

Didn’t We Say We Would ‘Never Forget’?

09.10.21

Editor’s Note: To commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11, Bridget Hayman, Director of Communications at Access Living, shares a personal...

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