Upcoming Events


3Arts/Bodies of Work Fellow Antonio Davis: Disability Narratives in Art and Life (Virtual)


Join us for a conversation between Sandie Yi (Disability Culture Activism Lab & co-director of Bodies of Work) and the...

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Disrupt Long-Term Care Summit


Join AARP IL, SEIU, Access Living, and Alzheimer’s Association IL Chapter to take a deeper dive with elected officials and...

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Advocacy Alerts

December 16: Disrupt Long-Term Care Summit


Are you passionate about expanding home and community based services, and reducing reliance on nursing homes?  On Thursday, December 16,...

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Access Living’s Annual Meeting


Each year in December, Access Living hosts a meeting with our Board, staff and community members to honor folks who...

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Issues Affecting CPS Students with 504 Plans and IEPs: Listening Session for Parents (Virtual)


As we approach 2022, Access Living seeks to identify the needs and concerns of CPS parents and students with 504...

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Advocacy News

Legacies & Lasting Impressions


This year, the Disability Culture Activism Lab (DCAL) is hosting 3Arts/Bodies of Work Fellow, Grishma Shah. Shah's first event will...

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(Virtual) CounterBalance 2021


The 11th Annual Production of CounterBalance This virtual dance concert celebrates the power of physically-integrated dance and will feature five...

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Crip Paint Power: Powerful, Beautiful Women with Disabilities


Let's imagine the ways we are powerful through art and words of affirmation. Similar to a Paint & Sip Party,...

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Disability, Race, and Healthcare Inequities: 2nd Roundtable Discussion


Join Access Living for our second roundtable discussion centered on the intersections of disability, race, and health care inequities experienced...

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