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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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Access Living Vaccine Town Hall, Immigration Victory, Police Use of Force Webinar, Transition Advocacy, and Chicago Taxi Access!

01.29.21

Today we have a roundup of key updates on different topics…the Covid-19 vaccine, immigration issues, education access, transportation. It has...

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Update from Access Living: Illinois Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout

01.22.21

Access Living friends and allies: Yesterday, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in as President and Vice President of...

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Help Fight to Save Mercy Hospital

12.09.20

This week, Chicago activists are stepping up the fight to save Mercy Hospital, a social safety net hospital located in...

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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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Justice Ginsburg, Congressman Lewis: A Call to Action For The Work Ahead

09.22.20

The passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg this past Friday was not only a loss of a...

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Action Alert: Share Your Story About Prescription Drug Mail Delays

08.24.20

During the Covid-19 pandemic, there have been many reports that people with disabilities and seniors are experiencing delays in getting...

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Action Alert: Act Now to Prevent Wave of Evictions & Foreclosures, Spike in Homelessness

06.26.20

Access Living friends and allies: This afternoon we'd like to share this action alert from our friends at Housing Action...

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Updates from Access Living – LGBTQ Rights, Disability Rights, & Attacks on Trans Protections

06.16.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies: Well, it's Monday and we are off to a fast start this week with...

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Federal Government Affirms Right to Disability Support Persons at Hospitals

06.10.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies, As many of you know, the problem of hospital no-visitor policies during Covid-19 has...

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