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Advocacy News

Honoring the Movement: Disability Pride, Disability Justice, Disability Rights

07.26.23

Traditionally, all of July, and specifically July 26, is a time when we lift up disability pride, disability justice, and disability...

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Advocacy News

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 News

Updates from Access Living: New Vaccine Guidelines for Youth, Transportation, and Vaccine Survey for Disability Community

05.12.21

Today we have new vaccine information we want to share with you, including: On May 11, the FDA authorized the...

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Press Releases & Statements

Media Alert – Eligibility and Access: Town Hall to Address the Disability Community’s Urgent Need for COVID-19 Vaccines

02.02.21

WHAT: Chicago-based disability rights group Access Living is pushing to prioritize COVID-19 vaccines for disabled people living in the community,...

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Advocacy Alerts

Updates: Holiday Event Today, Federal Covid-19 Relief and Omnibus Budget Bills

12.21.20

Access Living friends and allies: Happy Winter Solstice! This morning, we'd like to alert you to a fun virtual Access...

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Events

Today! People’s Thanksgiving Virtual Gathering

11.24.20

We'd like to remind you about our online Thanksgiving event today! Don't miss out. Please share with folks with disabilities...

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Advocacy Alerts

Updates from Access Living: Virtual Thanksgiving on 11/24, Watch #LeadOnLIVE Onling, See Mercy Hospital on CAN TV

11.20.20

Access Living friends and allies: Once again, it's Friday and there's been a lot going on! Today, we want to...

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Events

Access Living Covid-19 Virtual Town Hall on Wednesday November 11

11.11.20

As Covid-19 infections escalate across the country, we'd like to hear from people with disabilities about how the pandemic is...

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Press Releases & Statements

The Disability Community and COVID-19: A Video Message from Access Living CEO Karen Tamley

04.30.20

The COVID-19 pandemic amplifies what Access Living already knows – the disability community is at higher risk and may be...

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In The News

Governor Pritzker Announces Guidance in Non-Discrimination in Emergency Healthcare

04.10.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies, As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, fear of bias in medical emergency situations has become...

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