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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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Reflecting on the Americans with Disabilities Act

07.26.19

Access Living today celebrates the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the landmark civil rights legislation that set the...

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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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Independent Living History

05.31.19

This history of the independent living movement stems from the fundamental principle that people with disabilities are entitled to the...

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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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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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Access Living CEO Marca Bristo on the 28th Anniversary of the ADA

07.26.18

Today is the 28th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) — the landmark legislation that affirms people with...

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CTA Announces All Stations Accessible Program

07.21.18

“We are glad to see the CTA go beyond minimal compliance to universal accessibility of the system. It’s not only...

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Access Living Co-Hosts Disability Forum for IL Attorney General Candidates

02.12.18

Last week, Access Living and more than 30 disability groups statewide co-hosted a non-partisan forum for the Illinois Attorney General’s...

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