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State of Illinois Expands Vaccine Eligibility to People with Disabilities

02.25.21

Access Living friends and allies: Today, the State of Illinois is officially expanding Phase 1B of its vaccine rollout plan...

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Updates from Access Living: Protect Chicago Plus Vaccine Program; AL Town Hall Recordings Posted

02.23.21

Today, we'd like to share important news about accessing the Covid-19 vaccine, especially for at-risk Black and brown communities in...

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We’re Teaching Black History Month All Wrong

02.22.21

About the Author: ShaRhonda is a Black woman unafraid to speak the truth about racism. She writes on diverse topics,...

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Events

Reminder! Community Covid Vaccine Q&A Tonight

02.18.21

Today, for those who live in Chicago/Illinois, Access Living is hosting a town hall on the Covid-19 vaccine. Not only...

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Press Releases & Statements

Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Proposed Budget for FY2022

02.18.21

Access Living paid close attention yesterday to Governor Pritzker's rollout of his Fiscal Year 2022 budget proposal. We applaud the...

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Action Alerts

ACTION ALERT: Contact Congress for HCBS Covid-19 Relief Funding!

02.17.21

Access Living friends and allies: Today, disability advocates nationwide are participating in a national call in day to make sure...

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Blog

Every Rose Has Its Thorn: Disability Representation on The Bachelor

02.17.21

Editor’s Note: This article was co-written by Access Living Senior Attorney (and Bachelor enthusiast) Mary Rosenberg and Ashley Eisenmenger, Access...

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Updates from Access Living: Covid Vaccine Q&A on Feb 18; New National Data on HCBS and Covid-19 Risk; NCIL Action Alert

02.16.21

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021: Upcoming Covid vaccine Q&A for the disability community, new data on Covid-19 risk and HCBS, and...

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Blog

Black History Month Events, February 2021

02.11.21

Looking for ways to engage with Black History Month during Covid? Check the list below for a variety of virtual...

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Press Releases & Statements

BREAKING: State of Illinois Updates Covid-19 Vaccine Eligibility

02.10.21

February 10, 2021 Following on today's earlier announcement about changes to the Covid-19 Phase 1B vaccine plan, we want to...

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