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February 2021

Online Inclusive Dance Workshop Series

February 24 @ 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

February 25 @ 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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Find Your Voice & Tell Your Story

February 25 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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One event on February 18, 2021 at 5:00 PM

One event on February 25, 2021 at 5:00 PM

One event on March 4, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
Image is purple graphic. White text reads "Arts & Culture: Find Your Voice and Tell Your Story."

In this four-session online workshop, participants find their literary voice and tell the unique, authentic story of their disability journey, and what it means. Storytelling is an essential component of liberation and this workshop will help each person write their succinct and powerful story in a way only they can tell it. Four participants will receive a $50 scholarship for their participation, with the possibility of an additional $25 if they attend all four workshop sessions. Register here Accessibility Information:…

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March 2021

Virtual: AYLP Group Meeting

March 2 @ 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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Online Inclusive Dance Workshop Series

March 3 @ 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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PA Trainings in March 2021

March 4 @ 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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(Virtual) Art Meditation

March 4 @ 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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Financial Literacy Workshop

March 4 @ 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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Find Your Voice & Tell Your Story

March 4 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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One event on February 18, 2021 at 5:00 PM

One event on February 25, 2021 at 5:00 PM

One event on March 4, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654 United States
Image is purple graphic. White text reads "Arts & Culture: Find Your Voice and Tell Your Story."

In this four-session online workshop, participants find their literary voice and tell the unique, authentic story of their disability journey, and what it means. Storytelling is an essential component of liberation and this workshop will help each person write their succinct and powerful story in a way only they can tell it. Four participants will receive a $50 scholarship for their participation, with the possibility of an additional $25 if they attend all four workshop sessions. Register here Accessibility Information:…

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Step Ahead

March 5 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on March 5, 2021 at 1:00 PM

One event on April 2, 2021 at 1:00 PM

One event on May 7, 2021 at 1:00 PM

One event on June 4, 2021 at 1:00 PM

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** Step Ahead is an Access Living group for people with disabilities who previously lived in a nursing facility and are now living independently in the community. The group aims to provide knowledge, information, and community resources for people with disabilities who want to further develop their independence. This group also welcomes individuals who are currently in the process…

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