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March 2021

PA Trainings in March 2021

March 12 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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One event on March 9, 2021 at 11:00 AM

One event on March 11, 2021 at 10:00 AM

One event on March 12, 2021 at 11:00 AM

One event on March 16, 2021 at 10:00 AM

One event on March 26, 2021 at 11:00 AM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
Purple graphic with white text that reads, "Training: Become a Personal Assistant."

**PLEASE NOTE: Location of each training is TBD based on any new or changed COVID-19 restrictions. PLEASE CONFIRM TRAINING LOCATION WITH THE PA TRAINING COORDINATOR AHEAD OF TIME.** If you would like to be scheduled for a training, call (312) 569-9136. Access Living provides training for people interested in becoming a paid Personal Assistant for people with disabilities. These trainings are open to family members of people with disabilities as well as members of the public. Learn more about Access…

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PA Trainings in March 2021

March 16 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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One event on March 9, 2021 at 11:00 AM

One event on March 11, 2021 at 10:00 AM

One event on March 12, 2021 at 11:00 AM

One event on March 16, 2021 at 10:00 AM

One event on March 26, 2021 at 11:00 AM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
Purple graphic with white text that reads, "Training: Become a Personal Assistant."

**PLEASE NOTE: Location of each training is TBD based on any new or changed COVID-19 restrictions. PLEASE CONFIRM TRAINING LOCATION WITH THE PA TRAINING COORDINATOR AHEAD OF TIME.** If you would like to be scheduled for a training, call (312) 569-9136. Access Living provides training for people interested in becoming a paid Personal Assistant for people with disabilities. These trainings are open to family members of people with disabilities as well as members of the public. Learn more about Access…

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Virtual: AYLP Group Meeting

March 16 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 PM on day First of the month, repeating until April 6, 2021

An event every month that begins at 4:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until April 20, 2021

An event every month that begins at 4:00 PM on day Fifth of the month, repeating until March 30, 2021

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

**UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, ALL ACCESS LIVING EVENTS WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY. PLEASE CONTACT EVENT ORGANIZER FOR DETAILS ON HOW TO ATTEND THIS MEETING** Advance Your Leadership Power 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. At present, AYLP meetings take place on Zoom. To attend and get link to meeting, please contact Candace Coleman…

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Young Professionals Council – Virtual

March 17 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until December 15, 2021

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

**UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, ALL ACCESS LIVING EVENTS WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY. PLEASE CONTACT EVENT ORGANIZER FOR DETAILS ON HOW TO ATTEND THIS MEETING** Join the monthly meeting for the Access Living Young Professional's Council. Contact Justin Cooper at ypc@accessliving.org with questions or for more information. YPC meetings take place via Zoom. Join here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86156713578

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Online Inclusive Dance Workshop Series

March 17 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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One event on January 27, 2021 at 6:30 PM

One event on February 3, 2021 at 6:30 PM

One event on February 10, 2021 at 6:30 PM

One event on February 24, 2021 at 6:30 PM

One event on March 3, 2021 at 6:30 PM

One event on March 10, 2021 at 6:30 PM

One event on March 17, 2021 at 6:30 PM

One event on March 31, 2021 at 6:30 PM

One event on April 7, 2021 at 6:30 PM

One event on April 14, 2021 at 6:30 PM

One event on January 20, 2021 at 6:30 PM

One event on April 28, 2021 at 6:30 PM

One event on May 12, 2021 at 6:30 PM

One event on May 19, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
Image is a purple graphic with white text that reads "Online Inclusive Dance Workshop Series"

The Inclusive Dance Workshop Series is back! Co-Founders 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. Additionally, we will have the opportunity to take classes from guest artists working in the field of inclusive/integrated dance. Workshops meet weekly on Wednesdays from 6:30 - 8 pm CT beginning Wednesday, January 20 through May 19th, including…

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Financial Literacy Workshop

March 18 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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One event on February 4, 2021 at 2:00 PM

One event on February 11, 2021 at 2:00 PM

One event on February 18, 2021 at 2:00 PM

One event on February 25, 2021 at 2:00 PM

One event on March 4, 2021 at 2:00 PM

One event on March 11, 2021 at 2:00 PM

One event on March 18, 2021 at 2:00 PM

One event on March 25, 2021 at 2:00 PM

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

Improve your credit, learn to budget, save for the future, and increase your opportunities for employment! Attend the January-March Financial Literacy Workshop Series and earn while you learn. All participants receive a small stipend for participating. **UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, ALL ACCESS LIVING EVENTS WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY. PLEASE CONTACT EVENT ORGANIZER FOR DETAILS ON HOW TO ATTEND THIS MEETING** All sessions will be held virtually via Zoom. Please contact Carleda Johnson to register to attend. Workshop Dates and Details: Thursday…

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(Virtual) Art Meditation

March 18 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until May 6, 2021

A pile of stones and a lotus flower surrounded by calm, clear water. White text reads "Art meditation".

Practice being more present with one or several parts of your life. This is for anyone who’d like to learn more about themselves in a calm and creative way. Every session will consist of a short meditation and a time to create. Each week, we’ll have a different theme. No meditation or art-making experience necessary. Creating can be writing, drawing, cooking, knitting, tearing up paper, anything that involves you doing something, anything at all. This event will take place over…

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VIRTUAL: Taskforce for Attendant Services

March 22 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on January 25, 2021 at 1:30 PM

One event on February 8, 2021 at 1:30 PM

One event on February 22, 2021 at 1:30 PM

One event on March 8, 2021 at 1:30 PM

One event on March 22, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
Image is of a Black woman in a power wheelchair holding a sign in support of home care workers. White text crosses the center of the image and reads "Taskforce for Attendant Services"

**UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, ALL ACCESS LIVING EVENTS WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY. PLEASE CONTACT EVENT ORGANIZER FOR DETAILS ON HOW TO ATTEND THIS MEETING** Taskforce for Attendant Services (TFAS) is 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 about this meeting or TFAS, or to request an accommodation.

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Mental Health Support Group

March 22 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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One event on March 8, 2021 at 5:00 PM

One event on March 22, 2021 at 5:00 PM

One event on April 5, 2021 at 5:00 PM

One event on April 19, 2021 at 5:00 PM

One event on May 3, 2021 at 5:00 PM

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

This is a support group for folx who identify as Mad* or disabled* and their allies. It is a safe and supportive community space to address mental health concerns during the Covid crisis through discussion and creative activities. All meetings take place on Zoom via video or phone. You can register to attend here. Auto-generated captions provided; ASL by request. If you have questions or wish to request additional accommodations, please contact Meghann O'Leary at molear2@saic.edu. *Mad is a reclaimed…

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Cross Disability Support Group

March 23 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on January 26, 2021 at 1:00 PM

One event on February 9, 2021 at 1:00 PM

One event on February 23, 2021 at 1:00 PM

One event on March 9, 2021 at 1:00 PM

One event on March 23, 2021 at 1:00 PM

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

Access Living’s Cross-Disability Support Group (CDSG) is for people with all kinds of disabilities to teach and learn from one another in order to build both community and personal knowledge. To attend, or to make an accommodation request, call or email Carleda Johnson. All meetings are via ZOOM on conference call. DUE TO COVID-19 meeting dates may change. January - March 2021 Topics and Activities Tuesday, January 12: Goals for 2021, Part 1Tuesday, January 26: Goals for 2021, Part 2Tuesday,…

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