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Access Living Names New Board Members

01.14.20

Chicago - Access Living, a leading force in the disability community in Chicago and nationwide, recently announced four predominant Chicago...

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Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Hears Oral Arguments in Access Living vs. Uber

12.09.19

CHICAGO - The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments today in Access Living’s appeal of its dismissal from...

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Report: Jails Overlook Opportunities to Address Disability Despite Prevalence of Disability in Jailed Population

12.04.19

CHICAGO — Access Living today released a report highlighting the failure of the criminal justice system to adequately address and...

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Access Living Applauds Sub-minimum Wage Phase Out

11.26.19

CHICAGO - As part of the overall FY 2020 City budget, Chicago’s City Council today passed a budget package that...

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Isolation Is Not Education

11.21.19

In the wake of “The Quiet Rooms” investigation by the Chicago Tribune and ProPublica, Access Living is enraged and deeply...

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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 - Disability and Immigration organizations from around Chicagoland today came together to commit to advancing systemic and service solutions...

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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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