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Advocacy News

In Memory of Andrés Gallegos

12.07.23

We are heartbroken to announce that on Friday, December 1, our dear friend, colleague, and former Board Chair, Andrés J....

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In The News

Marian Lozano: Recipient of 2023 Marca Bristo Fellowship

12.04.23

(New York) – Mariana Lozano, a young activist from Colombia, is the 2023 recipient of the Human Rights Watch Marca...

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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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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

“Stopping discrimination is only the first step.”

04.20.23

My name is Neelam Dhadankar and I’m the Healthcare and Home and Community Based Services Policy Analyst at Access Living....

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Advocacy Alerts

Action Alert: Illinois Civil Rights Bill

03.14.23

Access Living friends and allies, If you live in Illinois, we need your help today! HB 2248 is a critical...

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Taskforce for Attendant Services

01.23.23

Taskforce for Attendant Services (TFAS) is made up of consumers with disabilities and personal assistants (PAs). Together, members organize and...

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Blog

Volunteer Opportunities – Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2022

01.14.22

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is often seen as an opportunity to volunteer or give back to our communities. Below,...

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Advocacy Alerts

Action Alert: Support the Illinois Legislative Accessibility Act

01.12.22

Access Living friends and allies, The opportunity to engage directly with your elected officials is one of the most important...

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Advocacy Alerts

Happy New Year! Public Testimony Opportunity on Community Integration in Illinois

01.04.22

Access Living friends and allies, Happy 2022! This year, our advocacy work is starting off with a bang. Not only is...

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