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Coexisting with COVID

Coexisting with Covid: Moving Through the Grief of Change

11.10.23

When our way of living changes, whether it’s from an acquired disability or the addition of a disability on top...

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Advocacy News

Advocacy Update: Bring Chicago Home Initiative Passes Chicago City Council

11.07.23

Access Living friends and allies, Congratulations to Bring Chicago Home advocates! We would like to extend our warmest congratulations to...

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Advocacy News

Updates from #ALOnTheRoad: Dispatch from Peoria, Illinois!

10.05.23

Access Living friends and allies, We’d like to share today’s #ALOnTheRoad update!  The Access Living road trip crew spent the day...

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Advocacy News

#ALOnTheRoad Update: Road Trip Dispatch from Bloomington-Normal, Illinois

10.04.23

Access Living friends and allies, It’s time for an #ALOnTheRoad update!  The Access Living road trip crew spent the day...

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Advocacy News

Advocacy Updates: Road Trip Kickoff! White House Celebrates Disability; Unseen Film Showing

10.03.23

Access Living friends and allies,Today’s email is all about events! We’re excited to share what we’re doing on the road,...

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Blog

Individualized Peer Support + Art Therapy Sessions Through Access Living’s Arts & Culture Program

10.03.23

Through May 2024, Access Living's Arts & Culture Program is offering free, individualized peer support that incorporates aspects of art...

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Press Releases & Statements

City of Chicago Attempts to Escape Liability for Neglecting 35 Years of Inaccessible Affordable Housing

10.02.23

CHICAGO, IL– More than five years after being confronted with evidence that its affordable housing portfolio is largely inaccessible to...

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Advocacy Alerts

Advocacy Updates: Change Disability Discrimination in Healthcare and Human Services

09.15.23

September is a very busy month for advocates, so please be sure to read all the announcements so you don’t...

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Advocacy Alerts

CPS Parents/Students: Feedback Needed on Selecting Next Chief of ODLSS

09.14.23

Access Living friends and allies, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is in the process of selecting the next Chief of the Office...

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Press Releases & Statements

Access Living Files Lawsuit Against the Chicago White Sox

09.13.23

CHICAGO — Access Living, a leading disability service and advocacy center, and Much Shelist, P.C., a Chicago law firm with...

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