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Disability 101

08.24.20

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) defines disability as a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more...

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Reflections on #ADA30 from a Member of the ADA Generation

07.26.20

Editor’s Note: Ashley Eisenmenger is Public Relations Coordinator at Access Living and the editor of this blog.  A blind woman,...

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A Congressional Action Alert, Then Check Out #ADA30inColor

07.23.20

This is a great project featuring a series of original essays on the past, present, and future of disability rights...

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Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the ADA: Upcoming Online Events

07.21.20

Access Living friends and allies: Today, we'd like to highlight online opportunities that are being held in relation to the...

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Let’s Get Started: Disability Advocacy in 2020

01.06.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies, 2020 is an important year for the disability community. It's the 30th anniversary year...

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Reflecting on the Americans with Disabilities Act

07.26.19

Access Living today celebrates the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the landmark civil rights legislation that set the...

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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Disability Organization Appeals Its Dismissal from Uber Lawsuit

06.12.19

CHICAGO – Chicago disability nonprofit Access Living today appealed its dismissal from a lawsuit against Uber Technologies, Inc. for violations...

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Press Releases & Statements

Woman Denied Shelter Due to Disability Files Lawsuit Against Chicago

03.20.19

CHICAGO - Laura Martin, a woman with rheumatoid arthritis, filed a lawsuit in federal court against the city of Chicago...

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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Court Rules that Lawsuit Against Uber for ADA Violations Can Continue

12.20.18

December 20, 2018 CHICAGO - Judge Manish S. Shah of the United States District Court for the Northern District of...

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Access Living CEO Marca Bristo on the 28th Anniversary of the ADA

07.26.18

Today is the 28th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) — the landmark legislation that affirms people with...

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