COVID-19 Update: Access Living Employees to Work from Home at least until May 4; Building Closed

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Action Alerts

Update on Medical Rationing and Disability in Illinois

04.01.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies, As the COVID-19 crisis has evolved, it became clear that potential shortages of ventilators...

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Action Alerts

COVID-19 Federal Fight Continues; Action Needed; Civil Rights Complaint Filed

03.24.20

COVID-19 stimulus advocacy in Washington, DC continues at a furious pace, and we need your help once again. It is...

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Ed Roberts: A Pioneer for Equality

01.23.20

Every January 23rd we celebrate Ed Roberts Day to honor the man frequently called the father of the Independent Living...

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In The News

#AmtrakAccessNow

01.21.20

Last Friday, veteran disability reporter Joe Shapiro of NPR broke the national story that Amtrak sent Access Living an email...

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In The News

Remembering the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

01.20.20

Today, as we consider the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and begin the 30th anniversary year...

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Celebrating 20 Years of the Olmstead Decision

06.22.19

Tomorrow, June 22, we at Access Living will remember and celebrate the 20th anniversary of one of the most important civil rights U.S. Supreme...

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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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Independent Living History

05.31.19

This history of the independent living movement stems from the fundamental principle that people with disabilities are entitled to the...

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Press Releases & Statements

Access Living Statement on White House Family Separation Policy

06.20.18

June 20, 2018 - Access Living condemns in the strongest possible terms the actions of the Trump Administration in its...

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Press Releases & Statements

Transportation Delayed is Transportation Denied

10.20.17

Chicago - A report released today by Access Living finds that only 62% of the 186 paratransit pick-ups recorded through...

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