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Press Releases & Statements

Access Living Statement on End of Illinois Eviction Moratorium

10.04.21

Today, Governor Pritzker has ended the statewide eviction moratorium, causing homelessness and human suffering throughout Illinois. This will disproportionately negatively...

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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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Breaking News: CESSA signed into law by Governor Pritzker

08.25.21

August 25, 2021 CHICAGO – Today, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the Community Emergency Services and Supports Act (CESSA) into...

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Statement from CEO Karen Tamley on the 31st Anniversary of the ADA

07.26.21

As the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) comes to a close, I find myself reflecting on...

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Senators Duckworth, Brown, and Casey Introduce Legislation to Make Public Transit More Accessible

05.18.21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2021 [WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), along with U.S. Senate Committee on...

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Access Living Statement: Amended Affordable Requirements Ordinance for Housing

04.22.21

Access Living along with our coalition partners at the Chicago Housing Initiative (CHI), do not support City Council’s passage this...

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Access Living Statement on the Conviction of Derek Chauvin

04.21.21

Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, was found guilty yesterday —on all counts — of the brutal and senseless...

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Statement Regarding the Shooting of Adam Toledo

04.16.21

Yesterday, authorities released body camera video that shows the horrific shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo by Chicago Police on March...

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Statement: Disability Cannot be Used as Cover for Voter Oppression

04.07.21

Our democracy depends on every American having access to the ballot box. Yet, disturbing echoes of the oppressive new voting...

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Access Living Statement on Mass Shootings

03.31.21

Connecting mental illness to mass shootings is inappropriate and dangerous. It exacerbates and promotes harmful, inaccurate stereotypes about people with...

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