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Press Releases & Statements

Access Living Supports Chicago Teacher’s Union’s School-level Staffing Requests

10.18.19

Access Living has been fiercely advocating for our students with disabilities in Chicago. For years, we have witnessed how our...

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Advocates Oppose HUD Proposal to Gut Protections Against Housing Discrimination

10.16.19

The Trump administration, through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), has launched an aggressive attack on civil...

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Disability and Immigration Summit

09.28.19

Chicago - September 27, 2019 - Disability and Immigration organizations from around Chicagoland today came together to commit to advancing...

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Beloved Disability Rights Leader Marca Bristo Dies at 66

09.08.19

CHICAGO — September 8, 2019 —Internationally renowned disability rights leader Marca Bristo died this morning from cancer. Marca founded and...

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Disability Rights Leader Marca Bristo Steps Down

08.29.19

Chicago - Marca Bristo, one of the country's leading advocates for people with disabilities, stepped down earlier this week from...

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Access Living Releases Disability Rights Analysis of CPS 2020 Budget

08.26.19

CHICAGO – Today Access Living published its annual review of the Chicago Public Schools budget for the FY2020 year, highlighting...

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Disability Organization Appeals Its Dismissal from Uber Lawsuit

06.12.19

CHICAGO – Chicago disability nonprofit Access Living today appealed its dismissal from a lawsuit against Uber Technologies, Inc. for violations...

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Access Living Supports Governor JB Pritzker’s Fair Tax Plan

05.08.19

Over the course of many years, Access Living has seen state funding for human services reduced to the point where...

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Lawsuit Alleging Decades of Housing Discrimination Against Disabled People in Chicago Can Proceed

04.02.19

CHICAGO – Following a federal judge’s ruling on Friday, March 29, the City of Chicago will be required to defend...

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Woman Denied Shelter Due to Disability Files Lawsuit Against Chicago

03.20.19

CHICAGO - Laura Martin, a woman with rheumatoid arthritis, filed a lawsuit in federal court against the city of Chicago...

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