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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

 
 
Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Access Living Files Lawsuit Against the Chicago White Sox

09.13.23

CHICAGO — Access Living, a leading disability service and advocacy center, and Much Shelist, P.C., a Chicago law firm with...

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“Stopping discrimination is only the first step.”

04.20.23

My name is Neelam Dhadankar and I’m the Healthcare and Home and Community Based Services Policy Analyst at Access Living....

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BREAKING: Chicago Has Failed to Enforce Key Housing Accessibility Laws for People with Disabilities for 34 Years

01.04.23

CHICAGO — Fact discovery is now complete in a 2018 federal lawsuit filed against the City of Chicago by Access...

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Access Living Testimony – The Illinois Legislative Accessibility Act (SB 180)

03.23.22

Testimony given by Amber Smock, Director of Advocacy, Access Living on 3/23/22 Thank you to the Illinois House Executive Committee...

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Hospitals, the Omicron Variant, and Your Rights

01.19.22

The number of Omicron cases in Illinois has begun to stabilize, but hospitalization numbers remain high. When patient numbers are...

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Access Living Files Lawsuit to Protect Civil Rights of People in Recovery

01.11.22

CHICAGO, Ill. – Haymarket Center, Chicago’s largest nonprofit substance use disorder treatment center, filed a federal discrimination lawsuit today seeking...

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Advocacy Updates: Source of Income Bill, Chicago Booster Shots, Federal Budget Bills

11.09.21

Access Living friends and allies, It's Friday at last! We have a few key updates on important disability news, as...

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Access Living Testimony – Human Services, Health Care Availability and Accessibility and Mental Health and Addiction

10.20.21

Thank you for this opportunity to testify. My name is Dr. Angel Miles and I’m the Healthcare and Home and...

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Access Living Issues Public Comment: “Increased law enforcement is not a cure-all.”

09.16.21

On Wednesday, September 15, 2021, Access Living Transportation Policy Analyst Laura Saltzman, spoke on behalf of the Transportation Equity Network...

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Statement Regarding Reached Agreement with University of Illinois Health

07.13.21

The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health) and Dr. Angel Miles amicably worked together in a...

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