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Advocacy Updates

Updates from Access Living: New Vaccine Guidelines for Youth, Transportation, and Vaccine Survey for Disability Community

05.12.21

Today we have new vaccine information we want to share with you, including: On May 11, the FDA authorized the...

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Post COVID Workplace Accessibility: Where Are Our Allies?

05.10.21

Editor’s Note: Laura Isaacs is a career executive assistant with over 20 years of experience in various industries including law,...

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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Support SB 1975: Disability Homestead Exemption Amendment

05.06.21

Sen. Laura Fine - Dale Fowler - Melinda Bush, Brian W. Stewart, Dan McConchie, Terri Bryant, Julie A. Morrison, Cristina...

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Advocacy Updates

Updates on Our Current Work on Illinois State Disability Bills

04.26.21

Today, we'd like to update you on the status of several important disability-related bills in the Illinois legislature. Each year...

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Press Releases & Statements

Access Living Statement: Amended Affordable Requirements Ordinance for Housing

04.22.21

Access Living along with our coalition partners at the Chicago Housing Initiative (CHI), do not support City Council’s passage this...

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Press Releases & Statements

Access Living Statement on the Conviction of Derek Chauvin

04.21.21

Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, was found guilty yesterday —on all counts — of the brutal and senseless...

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Action Alerts

URGENT ILLINOIS ACTION ALERT: Support CESSA Today!

04.21.21

Today, disability advocates across Illinois are calling on our legislators to support the Community Emergency Services and Support Act (CESSA). CESSA is...

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Action Alerts

Illinois Action Alert: Ask Your State Legislators to End Source of Income Discrimination

04.20.21

Today, we ask your help to contact Illinois legislators about an important housing rights bill. HB 2775/SB 2492 is the...

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Blog

Financial Literacy is a Step to Financial Empowerment

04.19.21

Editor's Note: Carleda Johnson is Access Living's Independent Living Skills Coordinator and the instructor in all of Access Living's financial...

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Press Releases & Statements

Statement Regarding the Shooting of Adam Toledo

04.16.21

Yesterday, authorities released body camera video that shows the horrific shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo by Chicago Police on March...

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