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Updates from Access Living: Covid Vaccine Q&A on Feb 18; New National Data on HCBS and Covid-19 Risk; NCIL Action Alert

02.16.21

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021: Upcoming Covid vaccine Q&A for the disability community, new data on Covid-19 risk and HCBS, and...

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Black History Month Events, February 2021

02.11.21

Looking for ways to engage with Black History Month during Covid? Check the list below for a variety of virtual...

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Press Releases & Statements

BREAKING: State of Illinois Updates Covid-19 Vaccine Eligibility

02.10.21

February 10, 2021 Following on today's earlier announcement about changes to the Covid-19 Phase 1B vaccine plan, we want to...

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Press Releases & Statements

On the Passing of Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis

02.08.21

Access Living celebrates the life of Karen Lewis, educator and former Chicago Teachers Union President. Karen, who was not a...

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Action Alerts

Updates from Access living: Cold Weather, Vaccine Updates, Federal Covid-19 Relief, Masks on Public Transportation, Amtrak Settlement

02.04.21

We have a lot of important updates for you today. Bitter Cold in Cook County - Dangerously Low Temperatures Expected:...

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Press Releases & Statements

Media Alert – Eligibility and Access: Town Hall to Address the Disability Community’s Urgent Need for COVID-19 Vaccines

02.02.21

WHAT: Chicago-based disability rights group Access Living is pushing to prioritize COVID-19 vaccines for disabled people living in the community,...

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Action Alerts

This Week at Access Living: Black History Month, Illinois Vaccine Town Hall, Disability Culture Activism Lab

02.01.21

Access Living friends and allies: This week at Access Living: We're kicking off Black History Month, there is a COVID-19...

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Action Alerts

Access Living Vaccine Town Hall, Immigration Victory, Police Use of Force Webinar, Transition Advocacy, and Chicago Taxi Access!

01.29.21

Today we have a roundup of key updates on different topics…the Covid-19 vaccine, immigration issues, education access, transportation. It has...

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Press Releases & Statements

Access Living Statement on the Passage of Chicago’s Welcoming City Ordinance Amendments

01.27.21

Access Living stands in solidarity with the Chicago Immigration Working Group as we celebrate the passing of Chicago’s Welcoming City...

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Andrés Gallegos, Named New chairman of the National Council on Disability

01.22.21

We are thrilled to announce that our immediate past board chairman, longtime board member, and Access Living ally, Andrés Gallegos,...

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