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Press Releases & Statements

Statement on Activism from the National Council on Independent Living

06.04.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies, Access Living is a member of the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL). Please...

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Press Releases & Statements

The Disability Community and COVID-19: A Video Message from Access Living CEO Karen Tamley

04.30.20

The COVID-19 pandemic amplifies what Access Living already knows – the disability community is at higher risk and may be...

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Know Your Rights: COVID-19 and Fair Housing

04.29.20

Fair housing means that housing providers cannot treat you differently or deny you housing based on your disability or another...

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April is National Financial Literacy Month. Time to Think Ahead

04.21.20

Editors Note: The author of this post, Carleda Johnson, is an Independent Living Skills Coordinator at Access Living. She teaches...

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Press Releases & Statements

Access Living Sponsors Non-Partisan Candidates Forum

03.05.20

Chicago - Chicago-based Access Living hosted the four candidates for State’s Attorney and the three for Clerk Thursday afternoon at...

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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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The 2020 Census is Vital for People with Disabilities

01.24.20

2020 is a census year, which means the federal government is going to try and count every person in every...

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Ed Roberts: A Pioneer for Equality

01.23.20

Every January 23rd we celebrate Ed Roberts Day to honor the man frequently called the father of the Independent Living...

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#AmtrakAccessNow

01.21.20

Last Friday, veteran disability reporter Joe Shapiro of NPR broke the national story that Amtrak sent Access Living an email...

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Remembering the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

01.20.20

Today, as we consider the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and begin the 30th anniversary year...

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