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Access Living

115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States

January 2020

DRACH Steering Committee

January 21 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Monthly meeting of the steering committee for DRACH (Disability Rights Action Coalition for Housing). Contact Cathleen O'Brien with questions or for more information.

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AYLP Group Meeting

January 21 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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One event on January 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on February 11, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on February 18, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 10, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 17, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 31, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on April 7, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on April 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on May 5, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on May 19, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 2, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 16, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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AYLP meets on the first, third, and fifth (when applicable) Tuesdays of every month. All are welcome to join; AYLP members are people with disabilities, social justice advocates, and allies. Learn more about AYLP here.

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Dance Class

January 22 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on January 29, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 19, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 4, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 1, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 8, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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2019-2020 Schweitzer Fellows, Maggie Bridger and Sydney Erlikh, will lead a series of workshops focusing each week on key components of inclusive dance. Together, we will explore various dancemaking tools & concepts, dance techniques, and improvisational scores. Registration encouraged. Questions? Concerns? Contact Sydney Erlikh at serlik2@uic.edu.

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Financial Literacy, Series One

January 23 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Interested in mastering your money? Attend Access Living's Financial Literacy Workshop. No registration is required. To attend, simply walk in to Access Living. Contact the Independent Living Skills Coordinator for additional information or to make an accommodation request. All classes are from 2 to 4 p.m. Series One Workshop Class Schedule: Class 1: 1/16/2020, Financial Empowerment What does it Mean? Class 2: 1/23/2020, Emotional and Cultural influences on financial decisions Class 3: 1/30/2020, Benefits of a Bank Account Class 4:…

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PA Training @Access Living

January 24 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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One event on January 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 16, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 18, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 23, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 10, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Personal Assistant training sessions are open to family members of people with disabilities as well as members of the public who wish to become a personal assistant. An RSVP is required to attend this or any other PA training session. To RSVP, please contact a PA Training Coordinator. Please bring the following items to your training session: 1. Photo ID (Driver’s License or State ID)2. Social Security Card3. Resume and three professional references4. Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate (if applicable) Learn…

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PA Training @Access Living

January 27 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on January 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 16, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 18, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 23, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 10, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Personal Assistant training sessions are open to family members of people with disabilities as well as members of the public who wish to become a personal assistant. An RSVP is required to attend this or any other PA training session. To RSVP, please contact a PA Training Coordinator. Please bring the following items to your training session: 1. Photo ID (Driver’s License or State ID)2. Social Security Card3. Resume and three professional references4. Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate (if applicable) Learn…

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Independent Voices

January 27 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:30 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2020

An event every month that begins at 1:30 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 22, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Independent Voices is one of Access Living’s community advocacy groups. Its members are nursing home survivors as well as folks living in nursing homes who want to move out. Members convene to build community and cultivate activism in current nursing home residents. All are welcome to join IV. Please contact Ryan McGraw with questions or to make an accommodation request.

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Cross Disability Support Group

January 28 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Access Living’s Cross-Disability Support Group (CDSG) is for people with all kinds of disabilities to teach and learn from one another. CDSG meets every other Tuesday. To attend, or to make an accommodation request, call or email Carleda Johnson.

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Cambiando Vidas Meeting

January 28 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2020

An event every month that begins at 3:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 23, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Cambiando Vidas meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month, and provides a critical space for immigrants with disabilities to come together, organize, and effect change. Learn more about Cambiando Vidas. Cambiando Vidas meetings are conducted in Spanish. Interpreters are provided. Contact Michelle Garcia with questions, accommodation requests, or to get more information.

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DRACH Meeting

January 29 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 24, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States

The Disability Rights Action Coalition for Housing (DRACH) meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month. DRACH meetings are open to all; members are people with disabilities, people experiencing homelessness, and community allies. Learn more about DRACH.

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Dance Class

January 29 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on January 29, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 19, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 4, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 1, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 8, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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2019-2020 Schweitzer Fellows, Maggie Bridger and Sydney Erlikh, will lead a series of workshops focusing each week on key components of inclusive dance. Together, we will explore various dancemaking tools & concepts, dance techniques, and improvisational scores. Registration encouraged. Questions? Concerns? Contact Sydney Erlikh at serlik2@uic.edu.

Find out more »

Financial Literacy, Series One

January 30 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Interested in mastering your money? Attend Access Living's Financial Literacy Workshop. No registration is required. To attend, simply walk in to Access Living. Contact the Independent Living Skills Coordinator for additional information or to make an accommodation request. All classes are from 2 to 4 p.m. Series One Workshop Class Schedule: Class 1: 1/16/2020, Financial Empowerment What does it Mean? Class 2: 1/23/2020, Emotional and Cultural influences on financial decisions Class 3: 1/30/2020, Benefits of a Bank Account Class 4:…

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February 2020

PA Training @Access Living

February 4 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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One event on January 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 16, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 18, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 23, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 10, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Personal Assistant training sessions are open to family members of people with disabilities as well as members of the public who wish to become a personal assistant. An RSVP is required to attend this or any other PA training session. To RSVP, please contact a PA Training Coordinator. Please bring the following items to your training session: 1. Photo ID (Driver’s License or State ID)2. Social Security Card3. Resume and three professional references4. Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate (if applicable) Learn…

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Disability Pride Parade Planning Committee

February 4 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on February 4, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on March 4, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on April 7, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on May 6, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on June 2, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on June 16, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on June 25, 2020 at 6:30 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Join the Disability Pride Parade Planning Committee to plan the 2020 Disability Pride Parade. Contact Mary Delgado with questions or for further information. Mary Delgado: madd503317@gmail.com

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Taskforce for Attendant Services

February 5 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 PM on day First of the month, repeating until July 1, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Taskforce for Attendant Services (TFAS) is one of Access Living’s oldest advocacy groups. It’s made up of consumers with disabilities and personal assistants (PAs). Together, members organize and advocate for programs or campaigns that support personal care workers and independent living for people with disabilities. Contact Ryan McGraw with questions or to make accommodation requests.

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Chicago ADAPT

February 5 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until July 1, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Monthly meeting of the Chicago chapter of ADAPT.

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Financial Literacy, Series One

February 6 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Interested in mastering your money? Attend Access Living's Financial Literacy Workshop. No registration is required. To attend, simply walk in to Access Living. Contact the Independent Living Skills Coordinator for additional information or to make an accommodation request. All classes are from 2 to 4 p.m. Series One Workshop Class Schedule: Class 1: 1/16/2020, Financial Empowerment What does it Mean? Class 2: 1/23/2020, Emotional and Cultural influences on financial decisions Class 3: 1/30/2020, Benefits of a Bank Account Class 4:…

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Step Ahead

February 7 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 PM on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Step Ahead is an Access Living program and peer support group for people with disabilities who are living independently in the community. It aims to support people with disabilities who have already transitioned out of nursing homes as they further develop their independent living skills. Participation is open to all. **Please contact the Independent Living Skills Trainer in advance to meeting dates, as some meetings take place at various locations in the community.**

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DJMC Group Meeting

February 8 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until January 9, 2021

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Monthly meeting for DJMC mentees and their mentors.

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Independent Voices

February 10 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:30 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2020

An event every month that begins at 1:30 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 22, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Independent Voices is one of Access Living’s community advocacy groups. Its members are nursing home survivors as well as folks living in nursing homes who want to move out. Members convene to build community and cultivate activism in current nursing home residents. All are welcome to join IV. Please contact Ryan McGraw with questions or to make an accommodation request.

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ADAPT Productions

February 11 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until July 7, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Cross Disability Support Group

February 11 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Access Living’s Cross-Disability Support Group (CDSG) is for people with all kinds of disabilities to teach and learn from one another. CDSG meets every other Tuesday. To attend, or to make an accommodation request, call or email Carleda Johnson.

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Cambiando Vidas Meeting

February 11 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2020

An event every month that begins at 3:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 23, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Cambiando Vidas meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month, and provides a critical space for immigrants with disabilities to come together, organize, and effect change. Learn more about Cambiando Vidas. Cambiando Vidas meetings are conducted in Spanish. Interpreters are provided. Contact Michelle Garcia with questions, accommodation requests, or to get more information.

Find out more »

AYLP Group Meeting

February 11 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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One event on January 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on February 11, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on February 18, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 10, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 17, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 31, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on April 7, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on April 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on May 5, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on May 19, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 2, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 16, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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AYLP meets on the first, third, and fifth (when applicable) Tuesdays of every month. All are welcome to join; AYLP members are people with disabilities, social justice advocates, and allies. Learn more about AYLP here.

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PA Training @Access Living

February 12 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on January 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 16, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 18, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 23, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 10, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Personal Assistant training sessions are open to family members of people with disabilities as well as members of the public who wish to become a personal assistant. An RSVP is required to attend this or any other PA training session. To RSVP, please contact a PA Training Coordinator. Please bring the following items to your training session: 1. Photo ID (Driver’s License or State ID)2. Social Security Card3. Resume and three professional references4. Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate (if applicable) Learn…

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Dance Class

February 12 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on January 29, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 19, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 4, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 1, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 8, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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2019-2020 Schweitzer Fellows, Maggie Bridger and Sydney Erlikh, will lead a series of workshops focusing each week on key components of inclusive dance. Together, we will explore various dancemaking tools & concepts, dance techniques, and improvisational scores. Registration encouraged. Questions? Concerns? Contact Sydney Erlikh at serlik2@uic.edu.

Find out more »

Financial Literacy, Series One

February 13 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Interested in mastering your money? Attend Access Living's Financial Literacy Workshop. No registration is required. To attend, simply walk in to Access Living. Contact the Independent Living Skills Coordinator for additional information or to make an accommodation request. All classes are from 2 to 4 p.m. Series One Workshop Class Schedule: Class 1: 1/16/2020, Financial Empowerment What does it Mean? Class 2: 1/23/2020, Emotional and Cultural influences on financial decisions Class 3: 1/30/2020, Benefits of a Bank Account Class 4:…

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PA Training @Access Living

February 18 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on January 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 16, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 18, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 23, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 10, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Personal Assistant training sessions are open to family members of people with disabilities as well as members of the public who wish to become a personal assistant. An RSVP is required to attend this or any other PA training session. To RSVP, please contact a PA Training Coordinator. Please bring the following items to your training session: 1. Photo ID (Driver’s License or State ID)2. Social Security Card3. Resume and three professional references4. Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate (if applicable) Learn…

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DRACH Steering Committee

February 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Monthly meeting of the steering committee for DRACH (Disability Rights Action Coalition for Housing). Contact Cathleen O'Brien with questions or for more information.

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AYLP Group Meeting

February 18 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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One event on January 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on February 11, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on February 18, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 10, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 17, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 31, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on April 7, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on April 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on May 5, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on May 19, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 2, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 16, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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AYLP meets on the first, third, and fifth (when applicable) Tuesdays of every month. All are welcome to join; AYLP members are people with disabilities, social justice advocates, and allies. Learn more about AYLP here.

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Young Professionals Council

February 19 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until March 18, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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The monthly meeting of Access Living's Young Professionals Council.

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Dance Class

February 19 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on January 29, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 19, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 4, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 1, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 8, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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2019-2020 Schweitzer Fellows, Maggie Bridger and Sydney Erlikh, will lead a series of workshops focusing each week on key components of inclusive dance. Together, we will explore various dancemaking tools & concepts, dance techniques, and improvisational scores. Registration encouraged. Questions? Concerns? Contact Sydney Erlikh at serlik2@uic.edu.

Find out more »

Financial Literacy, Series One

February 20 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Interested in mastering your money? Attend Access Living's Financial Literacy Workshop. No registration is required. To attend, simply walk in to Access Living. Contact the Independent Living Skills Coordinator for additional information or to make an accommodation request. All classes are from 2 to 4 p.m. Series One Workshop Class Schedule: Class 1: 1/16/2020, Financial Empowerment What does it Mean? Class 2: 1/23/2020, Emotional and Cultural influences on financial decisions Class 3: 1/30/2020, Benefits of a Bank Account Class 4:…

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Power to the People Meeting

February 21 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until June 19, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Through community building, networking, and cross-collaboration, Access Living’s Power to the People (PTP) advocacy group harnesses many different voices and areas of expertise to advocate for the changes that people with disabilities want and need. Learn more about PTP. PTP meets on the third Friday of every month. Participation is open to all. To join PTP or to make an accessibility request, please contact our advocacy team.

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PA Training @Access Living

February 24 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on January 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 16, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 18, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 23, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 10, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Personal Assistant training sessions are open to family members of people with disabilities as well as members of the public who wish to become a personal assistant. An RSVP is required to attend this or any other PA training session. To RSVP, please contact a PA Training Coordinator. Please bring the following items to your training session: 1. Photo ID (Driver’s License or State ID)2. Social Security Card3. Resume and three professional references4. Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate (if applicable) Learn…

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Independent Voices

February 24 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:30 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2020

An event every month that begins at 1:30 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 22, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Independent Voices is one of Access Living’s community advocacy groups. Its members are nursing home survivors as well as folks living in nursing homes who want to move out. Members convene to build community and cultivate activism in current nursing home residents. All are welcome to join IV. Please contact Ryan McGraw with questions or to make an accommodation request.

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Cross Disability Support Group

February 25 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Access Living’s Cross-Disability Support Group (CDSG) is for people with all kinds of disabilities to teach and learn from one another. CDSG meets every other Tuesday. To attend, or to make an accommodation request, call or email Carleda Johnson.

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Cambiando Vidas Meeting

February 25 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2020

An event every month that begins at 3:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 23, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Cambiando Vidas meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month, and provides a critical space for immigrants with disabilities to come together, organize, and effect change. Learn more about Cambiando Vidas. Cambiando Vidas meetings are conducted in Spanish. Interpreters are provided. Contact Michelle Garcia with questions, accommodation requests, or to get more information.

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DRACH Meeting

February 26 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 24, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States

The Disability Rights Action Coalition for Housing (DRACH) meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month. DRACH meetings are open to all; members are people with disabilities, people experiencing homelessness, and community allies. Learn more about DRACH.

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Dance Class

February 26 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on January 29, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 19, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 4, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 1, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 8, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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2019-2020 Schweitzer Fellows, Maggie Bridger and Sydney Erlikh, will lead a series of workshops focusing each week on key components of inclusive dance. Together, we will explore various dancemaking tools & concepts, dance techniques, and improvisational scores. Registration encouraged. Questions? Concerns? Contact Sydney Erlikh at serlik2@uic.edu.

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Financial Literacy, Series One

February 27 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Interested in mastering your money? Attend Access Living's Financial Literacy Workshop. No registration is required. To attend, simply walk in to Access Living. Contact the Independent Living Skills Coordinator for additional information or to make an accommodation request. All classes are from 2 to 4 p.m. Series One Workshop Class Schedule: Class 1: 1/16/2020, Financial Empowerment What does it Mean? Class 2: 1/23/2020, Emotional and Cultural influences on financial decisions Class 3: 1/30/2020, Benefits of a Bank Account Class 4:…

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March 2020

Taskforce for Attendant Services

March 4 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 PM on day First of the month, repeating until July 1, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Taskforce for Attendant Services (TFAS) is one of Access Living’s oldest advocacy groups. It’s made up of consumers with disabilities and personal assistants (PAs). Together, members organize and advocate for programs or campaigns that support personal care workers and independent living for people with disabilities. Contact Ryan McGraw with questions or to make accommodation requests.

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Chicago ADAPT

March 4 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until July 1, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Monthly meeting of the Chicago chapter of ADAPT.

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Dance Class

March 4 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on January 29, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 19, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 4, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 1, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 8, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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2019-2020 Schweitzer Fellows, Maggie Bridger and Sydney Erlikh, will lead a series of workshops focusing each week on key components of inclusive dance. Together, we will explore various dancemaking tools & concepts, dance techniques, and improvisational scores. Registration encouraged. Questions? Concerns? Contact Sydney Erlikh at serlik2@uic.edu.

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Disability Pride Parade Planning Committee

March 4 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on February 4, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on March 4, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on April 7, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on May 6, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on June 2, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on June 16, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on June 25, 2020 at 6:30 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Join the Disability Pride Parade Planning Committee to plan the 2020 Disability Pride Parade. Contact Mary Delgado with questions or for further information. Mary Delgado: madd503317@gmail.com

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Financial Literacy, Series One

March 5 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Interested in mastering your money? Attend Access Living's Financial Literacy Workshop. No registration is required. To attend, simply walk in to Access Living. Contact the Independent Living Skills Coordinator for additional information or to make an accommodation request. All classes are from 2 to 4 p.m. Series One Workshop Class Schedule: Class 1: 1/16/2020, Financial Empowerment What does it Mean? Class 2: 1/23/2020, Emotional and Cultural influences on financial decisions Class 3: 1/30/2020, Benefits of a Bank Account Class 4:…

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Step Ahead

March 6 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 PM on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Step Ahead is an Access Living program and peer support group for people with disabilities who are living independently in the community. It aims to support people with disabilities who have already transitioned out of nursing homes as they further develop their independent living skills. Participation is open to all. **Please contact the Independent Living Skills Trainer in advance to meeting dates, as some meetings take place at various locations in the community.**

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Independent Voices

March 9 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:30 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2020

An event every month that begins at 1:30 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 22, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Independent Voices is one of Access Living’s community advocacy groups. Its members are nursing home survivors as well as folks living in nursing homes who want to move out. Members convene to build community and cultivate activism in current nursing home residents. All are welcome to join IV. Please contact Ryan McGraw with questions or to make an accommodation request.

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ADAPT Productions

March 10 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until July 7, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Cross Disability Support Group

March 10 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Access Living’s Cross-Disability Support Group (CDSG) is for people with all kinds of disabilities to teach and learn from one another. CDSG meets every other Tuesday. To attend, or to make an accommodation request, call or email Carleda Johnson.

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Cambiando Vidas Meeting

March 10 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2020

An event every month that begins at 3:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 23, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Cambiando Vidas meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month, and provides a critical space for immigrants with disabilities to come together, organize, and effect change. Learn more about Cambiando Vidas. Cambiando Vidas meetings are conducted in Spanish. Interpreters are provided. Contact Michelle Garcia with questions, accommodation requests, or to get more information.

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AYLP Group Meeting

March 10 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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One event on January 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on February 11, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on February 18, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 10, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 17, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 31, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on April 7, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on April 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on May 5, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on May 19, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 2, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 16, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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AYLP meets on the first, third, and fifth (when applicable) Tuesdays of every month. All are welcome to join; AYLP members are people with disabilities, social justice advocates, and allies. Learn more about AYLP here.

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PA Training @Access Living

March 11 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on January 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 16, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 18, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 23, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 10, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Personal Assistant training sessions are open to family members of people with disabilities as well as members of the public who wish to become a personal assistant. An RSVP is required to attend this or any other PA training session. To RSVP, please contact a PA Training Coordinator. Please bring the following items to your training session: 1. Photo ID (Driver’s License or State ID)2. Social Security Card3. Resume and three professional references4. Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate (if applicable) Learn…

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Dance Class

March 11 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on January 29, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 19, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 4, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 1, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 8, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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2019-2020 Schweitzer Fellows, Maggie Bridger and Sydney Erlikh, will lead a series of workshops focusing each week on key components of inclusive dance. Together, we will explore various dancemaking tools & concepts, dance techniques, and improvisational scores. Registration encouraged. Questions? Concerns? Contact Sydney Erlikh at serlik2@uic.edu.

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Financial Literacy, Series One

March 12 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Interested in mastering your money? Attend Access Living's Financial Literacy Workshop. No registration is required. To attend, simply walk in to Access Living. Contact the Independent Living Skills Coordinator for additional information or to make an accommodation request. All classes are from 2 to 4 p.m. Series One Workshop Class Schedule: Class 1: 1/16/2020, Financial Empowerment What does it Mean? Class 2: 1/23/2020, Emotional and Cultural influences on financial decisions Class 3: 1/30/2020, Benefits of a Bank Account Class 4:…

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Association of Educational Therapists

March 13 @ 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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A closed community partner meeting of the Association of Educational Therapists.

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DJMC Group Meeting

March 14 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until January 9, 2021

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Monthly meeting for DJMC mentees and their mentors.

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DRACH Steering Committee

March 17 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Monthly meeting of the steering committee for DRACH (Disability Rights Action Coalition for Housing). Contact Cathleen O'Brien with questions or for more information.

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AYLP Group Meeting

March 17 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on February 11, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on February 18, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 10, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 17, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 31, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on April 7, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on April 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on May 5, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on May 19, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 2, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 16, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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AYLP meets on the first, third, and fifth (when applicable) Tuesdays of every month. All are welcome to join; AYLP members are people with disabilities, social justice advocates, and allies. Learn more about AYLP here.

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Dance Class

March 18 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on January 29, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 19, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 4, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 1, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 8, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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2019-2020 Schweitzer Fellows, Maggie Bridger and Sydney Erlikh, will lead a series of workshops focusing each week on key components of inclusive dance. Together, we will explore various dancemaking tools & concepts, dance techniques, and improvisational scores. Registration encouraged. Questions? Concerns? Contact Sydney Erlikh at serlik2@uic.edu.

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Young Professionals Council

March 18 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until March 18, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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The monthly meeting of Access Living's Young Professionals Council.

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Financial Literacy, Series One

March 19 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Interested in mastering your money? Attend Access Living's Financial Literacy Workshop. No registration is required. To attend, simply walk in to Access Living. Contact the Independent Living Skills Coordinator for additional information or to make an accommodation request. All classes are from 2 to 4 p.m. Series One Workshop Class Schedule: Class 1: 1/16/2020, Financial Empowerment What does it Mean? Class 2: 1/23/2020, Emotional and Cultural influences on financial decisions Class 3: 1/30/2020, Benefits of a Bank Account Class 4:…

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Power to the People Meeting

March 20 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until June 19, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Through community building, networking, and cross-collaboration, Access Living’s Power to the People (PTP) advocacy group harnesses many different voices and areas of expertise to advocate for the changes that people with disabilities want and need. Learn more about PTP. PTP meets on the third Friday of every month. Participation is open to all. To join PTP or to make an accessibility request, please contact our advocacy team.

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PA Training @Access Living

March 23 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on January 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 16, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 18, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 23, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 10, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Personal Assistant training sessions are open to family members of people with disabilities as well as members of the public who wish to become a personal assistant. An RSVP is required to attend this or any other PA training session. To RSVP, please contact a PA Training Coordinator. Please bring the following items to your training session: 1. Photo ID (Driver’s License or State ID)2. Social Security Card3. Resume and three professional references4. Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate (if applicable) Learn…

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Independent Voices

March 23 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:30 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2020

An event every month that begins at 1:30 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 22, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Independent Voices is one of Access Living’s community advocacy groups. Its members are nursing home survivors as well as folks living in nursing homes who want to move out. Members convene to build community and cultivate activism in current nursing home residents. All are welcome to join IV. Please contact Ryan McGraw with questions or to make an accommodation request.

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Cross Disability Support Group

March 24 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Access Living’s Cross-Disability Support Group (CDSG) is for people with all kinds of disabilities to teach and learn from one another. CDSG meets every other Tuesday. To attend, or to make an accommodation request, call or email Carleda Johnson.

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Cambiando Vidas Meeting

March 24 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2020

An event every month that begins at 3:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 23, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Cambiando Vidas meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month, and provides a critical space for immigrants with disabilities to come together, organize, and effect change. Learn more about Cambiando Vidas. Cambiando Vidas meetings are conducted in Spanish. Interpreters are provided. Contact Michelle Garcia with questions, accommodation requests, or to get more information.

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DRACH Meeting

March 25 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 24, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States

The Disability Rights Action Coalition for Housing (DRACH) meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month. DRACH meetings are open to all; members are people with disabilities, people experiencing homelessness, and community allies. Learn more about DRACH.

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Dance Class

March 25 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on January 29, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 19, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 4, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 1, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 8, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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2019-2020 Schweitzer Fellows, Maggie Bridger and Sydney Erlikh, will lead a series of workshops focusing each week on key components of inclusive dance. Together, we will explore various dancemaking tools & concepts, dance techniques, and improvisational scores. Registration encouraged. Questions? Concerns? Contact Sydney Erlikh at serlik2@uic.edu.

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Financial Literacy, Series One

March 26 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Interested in mastering your money? Attend Access Living's Financial Literacy Workshop. No registration is required. To attend, simply walk in to Access Living. Contact the Independent Living Skills Coordinator for additional information or to make an accommodation request. All classes are from 2 to 4 p.m. Series One Workshop Class Schedule: Class 1: 1/16/2020, Financial Empowerment What does it Mean? Class 2: 1/23/2020, Emotional and Cultural influences on financial decisions Class 3: 1/30/2020, Benefits of a Bank Account Class 4:…

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AYLP Group Meeting

March 31 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on February 11, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on February 18, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 10, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 17, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 31, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on April 7, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on April 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on May 5, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on May 19, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 2, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 16, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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AYLP meets on the first, third, and fifth (when applicable) Tuesdays of every month. All are welcome to join; AYLP members are people with disabilities, social justice advocates, and allies. Learn more about AYLP here.

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April 2020

Taskforce for Attendant Services

April 1 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00 PM on day First of the month, repeating until July 1, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Taskforce for Attendant Services (TFAS) is one of Access Living’s oldest advocacy groups. It’s made up of consumers with disabilities and personal assistants (PAs). Together, members organize and advocate for programs or campaigns that support personal care workers and independent living for people with disabilities. Contact Ryan McGraw with questions or to make accommodation requests.

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Chicago ADAPT

April 1 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until July 1, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Monthly meeting of the Chicago chapter of ADAPT.

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Dance Class

April 1 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on January 29, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 19, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 4, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 1, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 8, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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2019-2020 Schweitzer Fellows, Maggie Bridger and Sydney Erlikh, will lead a series of workshops focusing each week on key components of inclusive dance. Together, we will explore various dancemaking tools & concepts, dance techniques, and improvisational scores. Registration encouraged. Questions? Concerns? Contact Sydney Erlikh at serlik2@uic.edu.

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Step Ahead

April 3 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 PM on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Step Ahead is an Access Living program and peer support group for people with disabilities who are living independently in the community. It aims to support people with disabilities who have already transitioned out of nursing homes as they further develop their independent living skills. Participation is open to all. **Please contact the Independent Living Skills Trainer in advance to meeting dates, as some meetings take place at various locations in the community.**

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Cross Disability Support Group

April 7 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Access Living’s Cross-Disability Support Group (CDSG) is for people with all kinds of disabilities to teach and learn from one another. CDSG meets every other Tuesday. To attend, or to make an accommodation request, call or email Carleda Johnson.

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AYLP Group Meeting

April 7 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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One event on January 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on February 11, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on February 18, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 10, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 17, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 31, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on April 7, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on April 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on May 5, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on May 19, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 2, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 16, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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AYLP meets on the first, third, and fifth (when applicable) Tuesdays of every month. All are welcome to join; AYLP members are people with disabilities, social justice advocates, and allies. Learn more about AYLP here.

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Disability Pride Parade Planning Committee

April 7 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on February 4, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on March 4, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on April 7, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on May 6, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on June 2, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on June 16, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on June 25, 2020 at 6:30 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Join the Disability Pride Parade Planning Committee to plan the 2020 Disability Pride Parade. Contact Mary Delgado with questions or for further information. Mary Delgado: madd503317@gmail.com

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Dance Class

April 8 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on January 29, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 19, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 4, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 1, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 8, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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2019-2020 Schweitzer Fellows, Maggie Bridger and Sydney Erlikh, will lead a series of workshops focusing each week on key components of inclusive dance. Together, we will explore various dancemaking tools & concepts, dance techniques, and improvisational scores. Registration encouraged. Questions? Concerns? Contact Sydney Erlikh at serlik2@uic.edu.

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DJMC Group Meeting

April 11 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until January 9, 2021

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Monthly meeting for DJMC mentees and their mentors.

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Independent Voices

April 13 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:30 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2020

An event every month that begins at 1:30 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 22, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Independent Voices is one of Access Living’s community advocacy groups. Its members are nursing home survivors as well as folks living in nursing homes who want to move out. Members convene to build community and cultivate activism in current nursing home residents. All are welcome to join IV. Please contact Ryan McGraw with questions or to make an accommodation request.

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ADAPT Productions

April 14 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until July 7, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Cambiando Vidas Meeting

April 14 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2020

An event every month that begins at 3:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 23, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Cambiando Vidas meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month, and provides a critical space for immigrants with disabilities to come together, organize, and effect change. Learn more about Cambiando Vidas. Cambiando Vidas meetings are conducted in Spanish. Interpreters are provided. Contact Michelle Garcia with questions, accommodation requests, or to get more information.

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PA Training @Access Living

April 15 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on January 16, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 18, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 23, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 10, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Personal Assistant training sessions are open to family members of people with disabilities as well as members of the public who wish to become a personal assistant. An RSVP is required to attend this or any other PA training session. To RSVP, please contact a PA Training Coordinator. Please bring the following items to your training session: 1. Photo ID (Driver’s License or State ID)2. Social Security Card3. Resume and three professional references4. Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate (if applicable) Learn…

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Dance Class

April 15 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on January 29, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 19, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 4, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 1, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 8, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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2019-2020 Schweitzer Fellows, Maggie Bridger and Sydney Erlikh, will lead a series of workshops focusing each week on key components of inclusive dance. Together, we will explore various dancemaking tools & concepts, dance techniques, and improvisational scores. Registration encouraged. Questions? Concerns? Contact Sydney Erlikh at serlik2@uic.edu.

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Power to the People Meeting

April 17 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until June 19, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Through community building, networking, and cross-collaboration, Access Living’s Power to the People (PTP) advocacy group harnesses many different voices and areas of expertise to advocate for the changes that people with disabilities want and need. Learn more about PTP. PTP meets on the third Friday of every month. Participation is open to all. To join PTP or to make an accessibility request, please contact our advocacy team.

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Cross Disability Support Group

April 21 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Access Living’s Cross-Disability Support Group (CDSG) is for people with all kinds of disabilities to teach and learn from one another. CDSG meets every other Tuesday. To attend, or to make an accommodation request, call or email Carleda Johnson.

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DRACH Steering Committee

April 21 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Monthly meeting of the steering committee for DRACH (Disability Rights Action Coalition for Housing). Contact Cathleen O'Brien with questions or for more information.

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AYLP Group Meeting

April 21 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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One event on January 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on February 11, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on February 18, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 10, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 17, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 31, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on April 7, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on April 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on May 5, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on May 19, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 2, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 16, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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AYLP meets on the first, third, and fifth (when applicable) Tuesdays of every month. All are welcome to join; AYLP members are people with disabilities, social justice advocates, and allies. Learn more about AYLP here.

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DRACH Meeting

April 22 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 24, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States

The Disability Rights Action Coalition for Housing (DRACH) meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month. DRACH meetings are open to all; members are people with disabilities, people experiencing homelessness, and community allies. Learn more about DRACH.

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Dance Class

April 22 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on January 29, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 19, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on February 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 4, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on March 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 1, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 8, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:00 PM

One event on April 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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2019-2020 Schweitzer Fellows, Maggie Bridger and Sydney Erlikh, will lead a series of workshops focusing each week on key components of inclusive dance. Together, we will explore various dancemaking tools & concepts, dance techniques, and improvisational scores. Registration encouraged. Questions? Concerns? Contact Sydney Erlikh at serlik2@uic.edu.

Find out more »

PA Training @Access Living

April 27 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on January 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 16, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on January 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 18, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on February 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 11, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on March 23, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on April 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on May 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 10, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM

One event on June 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Personal Assistant training sessions are open to family members of people with disabilities as well as members of the public who wish to become a personal assistant. An RSVP is required to attend this or any other PA training session. To RSVP, please contact a PA Training Coordinator. Please bring the following items to your training session: 1. Photo ID (Driver’s License or State ID)2. Social Security Card3. Resume and three professional references4. Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate (if applicable) Learn…

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Independent Voices

April 27 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:30 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2020

An event every month that begins at 1:30 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 22, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Independent Voices is one of Access Living’s community advocacy groups. Its members are nursing home survivors as well as folks living in nursing homes who want to move out. Members convene to build community and cultivate activism in current nursing home residents. All are welcome to join IV. Please contact Ryan McGraw with questions or to make an accommodation request.

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Cambiando Vidas Meeting

April 28 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2020

An event every month that begins at 3:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 23, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Cambiando Vidas meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month, and provides a critical space for immigrants with disabilities to come together, organize, and effect change. Learn more about Cambiando Vidas. Cambiando Vidas meetings are conducted in Spanish. Interpreters are provided. Contact Michelle Garcia with questions, accommodation requests, or to get more information.

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May 2020

Step Ahead

May 1 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 PM on day First of the month, repeating until June 5, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Step Ahead is an Access Living program and peer support group for people with disabilities who are living independently in the community. It aims to support people with disabilities who have already transitioned out of nursing homes as they further develop their independent living skills. Participation is open to all. **Please contact the Independent Living Skills Trainer in advance to meeting dates, as some meetings take place at various locations in the community.**

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Cross Disability Support Group

May 5 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Access Living’s Cross-Disability Support Group (CDSG) is for people with all kinds of disabilities to teach and learn from one another. CDSG meets every other Tuesday. To attend, or to make an accommodation request, call or email Carleda Johnson.

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AYLP Group Meeting

May 5 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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One event on January 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on February 11, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on February 18, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 10, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 17, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on March 31, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on April 7, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on April 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on May 5, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on May 19, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 2, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 16, 2020 at 4:00 PM

One event on June 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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AYLP meets on the first, third, and fifth (when applicable) Tuesdays of every month. All are welcome to join; AYLP members are people with disabilities, social justice advocates, and allies. Learn more about AYLP here.

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Taskforce for Attendant Services

May 6 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 PM on day First of the month, repeating until July 1, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Taskforce for Attendant Services (TFAS) is one of Access Living’s oldest advocacy groups. It’s made up of consumers with disabilities and personal assistants (PAs). Together, members organize and advocate for programs or campaigns that support personal care workers and independent living for people with disabilities. Contact Ryan McGraw with questions or to make accommodation requests.

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Chicago ADAPT

May 6 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 PM on day First of the month, repeating until July 1, 2020

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Monthly meeting of the Chicago chapter of ADAPT.

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Disability Pride Parade Planning Committee

May 6 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on February 4, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on March 4, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on April 7, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on May 6, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on June 2, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on June 16, 2020 at 6:30 PM

One event on June 25, 2020 at 6:30 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
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Join the Disability Pride Parade Planning Committee to plan the 2020 Disability Pride Parade. Contact Mary Delgado with questions or for further information. Mary Delgado: madd503317@gmail.com

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