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Media Alert: Guidance Aims to Address Bias and Discrimination, Save Disabled Lives

07.31.20

WHAT: Access Living, Chicago’s leading service and advocacy organization for disabled people, will host a webinar to discuss how state...

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Action Alerts

Action Alert: The HEALS Act Does Not Meet Disability Needs

07.30.20

Today, we'd like to share the following national action alert from the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL). Access Living...

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Senate Covid-19 Action Alert; Texas Complaint; #ADA30 Media Sampling

07.29.20

Access Living friends and allies: We have a few different important updates for you today (including an action alert). Action...

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Action Alert: Lift Up Victims of Covid-19 in Illinois Congregate Facilities

07.27.20

News Alert on Illinois Department of Public Health Changes: WBEZ reported this morning that two top officials who were part...

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Reflections on #ADA30 from a Member of the ADA Generation

07.26.20

Editor’s Note: Ashley Eisenmenger is Public Relations Coordinator at Access Living and the editor of this blog.  A blind woman,...

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Access Living CEO Karen Tamley Reflects on the 30th Anniversary of the ADA

07.24.20

Access Living friends and allies: Today, I reflect on the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and...

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A Congressional Action Alert, Then Check Out #ADA30inColor

07.23.20

This is a great project featuring a series of original essays on the past, present, and future of disability rights...

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Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the ADA: Upcoming Online Events

07.21.20

Access Living friends and allies: Today, we'd like to highlight online opportunities that are being held in relation to the...

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National HCBS Call to Action; Federal Update on HCBS Settings Rule

07.17.20

Access Living friends and allies, We have an action alert and a key policy update for you today…read on. You...

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Action Alerts

Action Alert: Ask Illinois Legislators to Support CESSA for Non Police Alternatives to Emergency Crises

07.15.20

Earlier this week we hosted a virtual town hall this evening with impacted community members and legislators about a state...

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