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Grace Hou Named Secretary of the Illinois Department of Human Services

02.20.19

February 20, 2019 - Governor Pritzker announced that Grace Hou, president of Woods Fund Chicago, has been selected as the...

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Gaelynn Lea Performs at Access Living

02.08.19

February 8, 2019 CHICAGO - Violinist and songwriter Gaelynn Lea is coming to Access Living at 6:30 pm on Friday...

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Mayoral Candidates Commit to Spending Required to Correct Disability Discrimination in Affordable Housing Program

12.13.18

CHICAGO - Candidates for Mayor of Chicago today committed to spending whatever is required to correct decades of discrimination against...

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Access Living, 10 Advocacy Organizations Sponsor Chicago Mayoral Candidate Forum

12.13.18

CHICAGO - As the 2019 race for Chicago’s Mayor gears up, Chicago-based Access Living and eleven community partners will host...

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Access Living Calls Upon IL General Assembly to Support Protections for Undocumented People with Disabilities

08.27.18

Access Living was extremely disappointed to hear Gov. Rauner announce Friday his plans to veto three immigration bills that would...

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Access Living Applauds New IL Law Supporting Students with Disabilities

08.24.18

With Governor Rauner’s signature of SB 454 this week, the needs of Chicago Public Schools (CPS) students with disabilities will...

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Disability Rights Analysis of CPS 2018-19 Budget

07.23.18

CHICAGO - Today Access Living published its annual review of the Chicago Public Schools' budget for the 2018-19 year, deeming...

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Access Living Statement on White House Family Separation Policy

06.20.18

June 20, 2018 - Access Living condemns in the strongest possible terms the actions of the Trump Administration in its...

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Access Living sues the City of Chicago for three decades of discrimination against people with disabilities in Affordable Rental Housing Program

05.14.18

CHICAGO - Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois,...

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New Survey Shows CPS Special Ed Problems Continue Despite ISBE Probe

05.09.18

Chicago - Despite claims that Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has fixed the special ed problems at issue in a state...

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