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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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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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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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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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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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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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International Day of Mentoring

01.17.20

At Access Living, we take a lot of pride in the work we do with young people, which includes our...

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Let’s Get Started: Disability Advocacy in 2020

01.06.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies, 2020 is an important year for the disability community. It's the 30th anniversary year...

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Ableism 101

12.12.19

As buzzwords like social justice, equity, and inclusion permeate our collective consciousness, it’s essential for advocates of progress to remember...

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