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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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Tekki Lomnicki to Perform at Access Living

11.12.19

Tekki Lomnicki, writer, director, teacher, and performer will perform at Access Living's Fall Fundraiser, Comedy & Cocktails, on Thursday, November...

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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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Access Living Releases Disability Rights Analysis of CPS 2020 Budget

08.26.19

CHICAGO – Today Access Living published its annual review of the Chicago Public Schools budget for the FY2020 year, highlighting...

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Disability Solidarity in the Wake of Mass Shootings

08.06.19

Dear Access Living friends and allies, Like millions across the country, we were deeply shocked after the mass shootings in...

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