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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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Home Services Program Victories for Illinois

03.19.19

March 19, 2019 - Yesterday, the Pritzker administration and SEIU Healthcare Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Kansas (SEIU HCIIMK) announced that an...

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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Disability Rights Group Demands City of Chicago Make Homeless Shelters Accessible

03.12.19

CHICAGO – Members of Access Living’s Disability Rights Action Coalition for Housing (DRACH) will gather at 10 a.m. today, Tuesday,...

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Press Releases & Statements

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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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Court Rules that Lawsuit Against Uber for ADA Violations Can Continue

12.20.18

December 20, 2018 CHICAGO - Judge Manish S. Shah of the United States District Court for the Northern District of...

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Transcript – 2018 Chicago Mayoral Candidates Disability Forum

12.14.18

Below is the CART transcript of the Chicago Mayoral Candidates Forum on December 13, 2018. Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART)...

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Press Releases & Statements

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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