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July 26th, 2022: Disability Advocates Getting it Done

07.26.22

In the spirit of celebrating disability achievement in the struggle to realize our fullest personal liberation, we're sharing exciting news...

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This Saturday: Chicago Disability Pride Parade is Back!

07.21.22

Access Living friends and allies, This Saturday July 23, the Chicago Disability Pride Parade is back and in person! Access Living...

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Coexisting with COVID: Coping with Stress and Anxiety

07.19.22

As people with disabilities, we are used to isolation due to mobility issues and lack of effective transportation. This causes...

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Coexisting with COVID: Hybrid Work Spaces Elevate Work/Life Balance

07.14.22

As the world moved toward a hybrid approach to working, Neil Anderson, Director of Finance and Administration at Access Living,...

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We Should Not Be Extraordinary — Shifting the Narrative about Disability and Success

06.28.22

Editor’s Note: This post was written by guest writer Devin Adams. She is a recent graduate from Penn State University,...

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Celebrate Juneteenth 2022

06.08.22

Virtual Presentation and Tour Virtual Event In-Person and Virtual Event For the second year in the row, Chicagoland Disabled People...

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Earth Day 2022

04.22.22

It’s been over 50 years since peace activist John McConnell first asked the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization...

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Check It Out! Access Living Spring 2022 Legislative Roundup

04.11.22

Access Living friends and allies, The Illinois spring legislative session has wrapped up! Today, we'd like to share a lot of...

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Testimony in Support of SB 289, the Accessible Vote By Mail Act

04.07.22

In April of 2022, the Illinois House Ethics and Elections committee held a hearing on a proposed bill package concerning...

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Applications Open: Building Our Power Together

01.21.22

Are you a person with a disability who is new to community organizing? Would you like to be part of...

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