Access Living will be closed in honor of Juneteenth on 6/18. We will resume our usual business hours on 6/21.

New Arts & Culture Series from the Disability Culture Activism Lab

Building Intersectional Disability Communities Through Art + Conversation - Join us in June for virtual conversations and art workshops with disabled artists of color. 

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COVID-19 Resources for the Disability Community

As COVID-19 vaccination rates rise and as communities across the country begin to reopen, Access Living will continue to maintain our list of resources for the disability community.

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We ignite disability power and pride, provide critical services, and break down systemic barriers to create a stronger, more inclusive society.

We envision a world free from barriers and discrimination – where disability is a respected and natural part of the human experience and people with disabilities are included and valued.

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06.09.21

Town Hall: Disability Feedback as Chicago Reopens

Reminder to those of you in Chicago! This afternoon is an important online session on re-opening the City of Chicago….

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06.03.21

Spring 2021 Illinois State Legislative Disability Roundup

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

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05.28.21

The Community Emergency Services and Supports Act (CESSA) Passes the Senate!

Today, the Community Emergency Services and Supports Act (CESSA) has passed the Senate. While we are incredibly excited for this…

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