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Action Alert: Tell HUD to Release Fair Housing Funding

12.13.19

Dear Access Living friends and allies, Since the day Access Living opened, one of the most important needs we have...

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Ableism 101

12.12.19

As buzzwords like social justice, equity, and inclusion permeate our collective consciousness, it’s essential for advocates of progress to remember...

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Press Releases & Statements

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Hears Oral Arguments in Access Living vs. Uber

12.09.19

CHICAGO - The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments today in Access Living’s appeal of its dismissal from...

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Press Releases & Statements

Report: Jails Overlook Opportunities to Address Disability Despite Prevalence of Disability in Jailed Population

12.04.19

CHICAGO — Access Living today released a report highlighting the failure of the criminal justice system to adequately address and...

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What I’m Thankful for as a Person with a Disability

11.28.19

It’s the time of year when many find themselves reflecting on what they’re grateful for. As a person with a...

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Press Releases & Statements

Access Living Applauds Sub-minimum Wage Phase Out

11.26.19

CHICAGO - As part of the overall FY 2020 City budget, Chicago’s City Council today passed a budget package that...

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Press Releases & Statements

Isolation Is Not Education

11.21.19

In the wake of “The Quiet Rooms” investigation by the Chicago Tribune and ProPublica, Access Living is enraged and deeply...

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Tekki Lomnicki to Perform at Access Living

11.12.19

Tekki Lomnicki, writer, director, teacher, and performer will perform at Access Living's Fall Fundraiser, Comedy & Cocktails, on Thursday, November...

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Press Releases & Statements

Access Living Supports Chicago Teacher’s Union’s School-level Staffing Requests

10.18.19

Access Living has been fiercely advocating for our students with disabilities in Chicago. For years, we have witnessed how our...

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Press Releases & Statements

Advocates Oppose HUD Proposal to Gut Protections Against Housing Discrimination

10.16.19

The Trump administration, through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), has launched an aggressive attack on civil...

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