COVID-19 Update: Access Living Employees Working from Home; Building Closed

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CPS Investment in First Floor Access Does Not Prioritize Needs of Disabled Students

08.25.20

CHICAGO – Today Access Living published its annual review of the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) special education budget for FY2021,...

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Media Alert: Guidance Aims to Address Bias and Discrimination, Save Disabled Lives

07.31.20

WHAT: Access Living, Chicago’s leading service and advocacy organization for disabled people, will host a webinar to discuss how state...

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“My Brother Would Still be Alive Today.” CESSA Bill Would Create Alternative Emergency Response System for Mental/Behavioral Emergencies

07.13.20

Chicago — July 13, 2020 — Access Living, Chicago’s leading service and advocacy center for people with disabilities, hosted a...

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Media Alert: Responding to Mental/Behavioral Emergencies Without Police Saves Lives

07.09.20

During an emergency, the needs of people with mental and behavioral disabilities are too often misunderstood, leading to police killings...

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Statement on Activism from the National Council on Independent Living

06.04.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies, Access Living is a member of the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL). Please...

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Access Living’s Continued Commitment to Anti-Racism and Racial Justice

05.29.20

The Access Living staff and community, like so many of you, grieve the senseless murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor,...

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The Disability Community and COVID-19: A Video Message from Access Living CEO Karen Tamley

04.30.20

The COVID-19 pandemic amplifies what Access Living already knows – the disability community is at higher risk and may be...

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Access Living and More Than 140 Illinois Organizations Request COVID-19 Treatment Protocols

03.30.20

Access Living friends and allies, I hope this message finds you and your loved ones safe. At this unsettling time,...

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What Does the Illinois “Stay at Home” Order Mean for People with Disabilities?

03.20.20

This afternoon the Governor announced an  executive order to "stay at home" for the state of Illinois, starting March 21 at 5...

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COVID-19 Update: Access Living Employees to Work from Home; Building Closed

03.13.20

UPDATED -- April 24, 2020 -- Our top priority is the wellbeing of our consumers and staff members. With that...

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