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Marian Lozano: Recipient of 2023 Marca Bristo Fellowship

12.04.23

(New York) – Mariana Lozano, a young activist from Colombia, is the 2023 recipient of the Human Rights Watch Marca...

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Access Living Receives $8 Million Gift from Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

11.03.22

CHICAGO — Access Living, a leading disability service and advocacy nonprofit, run and led by disabled people, announced today it...

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Access Living Mourns the Death of Bob Dole

12.05.21

CHICAGO — December 5, 2021 — Access Living joins many in the disability community today in mourning the death of former United States...

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“Home services are just as important as roads and bridges. Care Can’t Wait.”

11.11.21

In this 10 minute audio clip, WBBM RadioNews reporters cover the recent Build Back Better Act rally of home healthcare...

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Ford Foundation Launches First-Ever U.S. Disability Rights Program

10.15.21

New York—The Ford Foundation today announced the launch of its first-ever grantmaking program focused on advancing the rights of people...

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Gov. Pritzker Eliminates the Sub-minimum Wage in State Contracting

10.05.21

Governor Pritzker has ended, by Executive Order, the use of sub-minimum wages for people with disabilities employed by state vendors....

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Federal ASAP Act of 2021: Funding Accessibility in Public Transportation

05.20.21

Access Living friends and allies: This week, we're excited to share that a new bill about improving public transportation accessibility...

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Updates on Our Current Work on Illinois State Disability Bills

04.26.21

Today, we'd like to update you on the status of several important disability-related bills in the Illinois legislature. Each year...

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Access Living Joins 23 Organizations in Push for Investment in Public Transportation

04.22.21

Access Living has joined 23 other area organizations to deliver a letter to the Illinois Congressional delegation to push for...

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Access Living CEO Karen Tamley Named to 2021 Leadership Greater Chicago Fellowship

02.12.21

CHICAGO, IL (February 12, 2021) – Leadership Greater Chicago (LGC) announced today 26 C-level and senior executives selected for the...

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