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Deadline Tomorrow! Submit Questions for Disability Candidates Forum for Cook County State’s Attorney and Clerk of the Circuit Court

02.17.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies, On March 5th Access Living will once again be the site of a Disability...

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Action Alerts

Update on Assisted Suicide Advocacy in Illinois

02.12.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies, Today, we'd like to update you on the ongoing advocacy efforts related to the...

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First Annual Week of Gratitude

02.11.20

During our First Annual Access Living Week of Gratitude, Access Living is taking the week to express our gratitude to...

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Action Alerts

TODAY, Action Needed! Stop Assisted Suicide Resolution in Evanston, Illinois

02.10.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies, Tonight, the City of Evanston is expected to vote on a proposed resolution in...

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Action Alerts

Action Alert: Public Comments on ISBE’s Proposed Seclusion and Restraint Rules

02.03.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies, Today we would like to ask you to send your comments and stories to...

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Action Alerts

Action Alert: Protect Illinois Students from Seclusion and Restraint Practices

01.30.20

Since the Chicago Tribune/ProPublica investigation on the use of isolated seclusion rooms was published in November of 2019, public outrage...

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In The News

#AmtrakAccessNow Update: Illinois Senators Meet with Amtrak CEO

01.29.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies, Regular readers already know that Access Living has been pressing Amtrak to improve its...

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Blog

On Braille and Blindness

01.29.20

January is Braille Literacy Month, but did you know that less than 10% of blind and visually impaired people know...

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Action Alerts

Due Friday! Action Needed on SSI Eligibility Threat

01.28.20

Disability advocates are rallying this week as we approach Friday's deadline for public input on proposed changes to Social Security...

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Action Alerts

Chicago Police Department Seeks Community Feedback

01.28.20

In February, the Chicago Police Department (CPD) will have four community input opportunities on issues impacting people from many different...

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