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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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What I’m Thankful for as a Person with a Disability

11.28.19

It’s the time of year when many find themselves reflecting on what they’re grateful for. As a person with a...

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Tekki Lomnicki to Perform at Access Living

11.12.19

Tekki Lomnicki, writer, director, teacher, and performer will perform at Access Living's Fall Fundraiser, Comedy & Cocktails, on Thursday, November...

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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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