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Advocacy Updates

July 28, 2021: New Laws Signed in Illinois for Special Education Students

07.29.21

Access Living friends and allies: We're very pleased to share that as of this morning, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed...

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Advocacy Updates

Spring 2021 Illinois State Legislative Disability Roundup

06.03.21

Access Living friends and allies: Late last night, the Illinois legislature finally adjourned the spring session. A $42 billion state...

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Advocacy Updates

Updates from Access Living: Illinois Housing Relief; Child Stimulus Checks; New Federal Special Ed Guidance

05.24.21

Access Living friends and allies: Today, we'd like to share a few key updates that affect people with disabilities. Read...

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Advocacy Updates

Updates on Our Current Work on Illinois State Disability Bills

04.26.21

Today, we'd like to update you on the status of several important disability-related bills in the Illinois legislature. Each year...

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Action Alerts

INCIL Week of Daily Action: Support Education Services

04.07.21

As part of the Illinois Network of Centers for Independent Living (INCIL) week of daily action, today we'd like to...

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Action Alerts

Action Alert: Support Illinois Bills for Students with Disabilities

03.22.21

Dear Access Living friends and allies, We need your help TODAY to support TWO special education bills in the Illinois...

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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Highlights: Our Current Work on Illinois State Bills

03.08.21

Access Living friends and allies, Here in Illinois, it is a very busy time for state policy advocacy. Our state...

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Press Releases & Statements

On the Passing of Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis

02.08.21

Access Living celebrates the life of Karen Lewis, educator and former Chicago Teachers Union President. Karen, who was not a...

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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

End Use of Federal Funding for Police in Schools

02.08.21

Access Living along with nearly 100 student-led and community-led civil rights, education, and disability rights organizations have signed onto a...

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Action Alerts

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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