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Action Alerts

July 13, 2021: National Day of Action to Support the Better Care Better Jobs Act!

07.13.21

Access Living friends and allies, Today is a national day of action for the Better Care Better Jobs Act. Across...

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Action Alerts

Action Alert: Electric Shocks Continue at Judge Rotenberg Center, Voting Rights Crisis

07.12.21

There's been a lot happening in disability issues lately, and today we'd like to catch you up on some hot...

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Advocacy Updates

Updates from Access Living: Crisis at Choate; Ending Driver’s License Suspensions; ASAP Act; Advocacy Jobs at Access Living

07.01.21

Once again, we have a few important advocacy updates for you. Read on! Over the last couple of years, the...

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Advocacy Updates

Updates from Access Living: July 25, 2021

06.30.21

Access Living friends and allies, Today, we'd like to share a few important updates. Honoring Olmstead: This week marked the...

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Do you own what you give? A reflection on the complexities and importance of embracing identity

06.28.21

Editor’s Note: Our guest blogger today, Daniella Mazzio (she/her/hers), is a Chicago-based writer, administrator, performer, and advocate. She identifies as...

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Advocacy Updates

Town Hall: Disability Feedback as Chicago Reopens

06.09.21

Reminder to those of you in Chicago! This afternoon is an important online session on re-opening the City of Chicago....

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Advocacy Updates

Spring 2021 Illinois State Legislative Disability Roundup

06.03.21

Access Living friends and allies: Late last night, the Illinois legislature finally adjourned the spring session. A $42 billion state...

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Advocacy Updates

The Community Emergency Services and Supports Act (CESSA) Passes the Senate!

05.28.21

Today, the Community Emergency Services and Supports Act (CESSA) has passed the Senate. While we are incredibly excited for this...

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This June: Building Intersectional Disability Communities Through Art + Conversation Series

05.27.21

Creative space is important for advocates too! As some of you know, Access Living has an Arts & Culture initiative...

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Advocacy Updates

Updates from Access Living: Illinois Housing Relief; Child Stimulus Checks; New Federal Special Ed Guidance

05.24.21

Access Living friends and allies: Today, we'd like to share a few key updates that affect people with disabilities. Read...

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