Press Releases & Statements

Disability Rights Leader Marca Bristo Steps Down

08.29.19

Chicago - Marca Bristo, one of the country's leading advocates for people with disabilities, stepped down earlier this week from...

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Reports & Studies

Access Living Releases Disability Rights Analysis of CPS 2020 Budget

08.26.19

CHICAGO – Today Access Living published its annual review of the Chicago Public Schools budget for the FY2020 year, highlighting...

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Disability Solidarity in the Wake of Mass Shootings

08.06.19

Dear Access Living friends and allies, Like millions across the country, we were deeply shocked after the mass shootings in...

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Celebrating 20 Years of the Olmstead Decision

06.22.19

Tomorrow, June 22, we at Access Living will remember and celebrate the 20th anniversary of one of the most important civil rights U.S. Supreme...

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Press Releases & Statements

Woman Denied Shelter Due to Disability Files Lawsuit Against Chicago

03.20.19

CHICAGO - Laura Martin, a woman with rheumatoid arthritis, filed a lawsuit in federal court against the city of Chicago...

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Home Services Program Victories for Illinois

03.19.19

March 19, 2019 - Yesterday, the Pritzker administration and SEIU Healthcare Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Kansas (SEIU HCIIMK) announced that an...

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Press Releases & Statements

Grace Hou Named Secretary of the Illinois Department of Human Services

02.20.19

February 20, 2019 - Governor Pritzker announced that Grace Hou, president of Woods Fund Chicago, has been selected as the...

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Press Releases & Statements

Gaelynn Lea Performs at Access Living

02.08.19

February 8, 2019 CHICAGO - Violinist and songwriter Gaelynn Lea is coming to Access Living at 6:30 pm on Friday...

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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Court Rules that Lawsuit Against Uber for ADA Violations Can Continue

12.20.18

December 20, 2018 CHICAGO - Judge Manish S. Shah of the United States District Court for the Northern District of...

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Transcript – 2018 Chicago Mayoral Candidates Disability Forum

12.14.18

Below is the CART transcript of the Chicago Mayoral Candidates Forum on December 13, 2018. Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART)...

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