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Do you own what you give? A reflection on the complexities and importance of embracing identity

06.28.21

Editor’s Note: Our guest blogger today, Daniella Mazzio (she/her/hers), is a Chicago-based writer, administrator, performer, and advocate. She identifies as...

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This June: Building Intersectional Disability Communities Through Art + Conversation Series

05.27.21

Creative space is important for advocates too! As some of you know, Access Living has an Arts & Culture initiative...

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Post COVID Workplace Accessibility: Where Are Our Allies?

05.10.21

Editor’s Note: Laura Isaacs is a career executive assistant with over 20 years of experience in various industries including law,...

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Financial Literacy is a Step to Financial Empowerment

04.19.21

Editor's Note: Carleda Johnson is Access Living's Independent Living Skills Coordinator and the instructor in all of Access Living's financial...

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DCAL Junior Artists-in-Residence Featured at La Grange Art League

04.13.21

This April, DCAL Junior Artists-in-Residence Justin Cooper and Genevieve Nutley are the featured guest artists at the La Grange Art...

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

03.09.21

Access Living friends and allies: Access Living recognizes International Women's Day, a global celebration of all women and the ongoing...

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Updates from Access Living: Protect Chicago Plus Vaccine Program; AL Town Hall Recordings Posted

02.23.21

Today, we'd like to share important news about accessing the Covid-19 vaccine, especially for at-risk Black and brown communities in...

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We’re Teaching Black History Month All Wrong

02.22.21

About the Author: ShaRhonda is a Black woman unafraid to speak the truth about racism. She writes on diverse topics,...

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Every Rose Has Its Thorn: Disability Representation on The Bachelor

02.17.21

Editor’s Note: This article was co-written by Access Living Senior Attorney (and Bachelor enthusiast) Mary Rosenberg and Ashley Eisenmenger, Access...

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Black History Month Events, February 2021

02.11.21

Looking for ways to engage with Black History Month during Covid? Check the list below for a variety of virtual...

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