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Advocacy Updates

July 28, 2021: New Laws Signed in Illinois for Special Education Students

07.29.21

Access Living friends and allies: We're very pleased to share that as of this morning, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed...

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Action Alerts

July 29, 2021, Advocacy Alert: Better Care Better Jobs Act

07.29.21

Today we are asking you to contact your US Senators to ask them to support the fully funded Better Care Better Jobs...

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Action Alerts

July 21, 2021: Support the Better Care Better Jobs Act! Contact Congress Today

07.28.21

Access Living friends and allies, Across the country, disability and worker advocates are calling on Congress to pass the Better...

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Press Releases & Statements

Statement from CEO Karen Tamley on the 31st Anniversary of the ADA

07.26.21

As the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) comes to a close, I find myself reflecting on...

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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Statement Regarding Reached Agreement with University of Illinois Health

07.13.21

The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health) and Dr. Angel Miles amicably worked together in a...

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Action Alerts

July 13, 2021: National Day of Action to Support the Better Care Better Jobs Act!

07.13.21

Access Living friends and allies, Today is a national day of action for the Better Care Better Jobs Act. Across...

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Action Alerts

Action Alert: Electric Shocks Continue at Judge Rotenberg Center, Voting Rights Crisis

07.12.21

There's been a lot happening in disability issues lately, and today we'd like to catch you up on some hot...

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Advocacy Updates

Updates from Access Living: Crisis at Choate; Ending Driver’s License Suspensions; ASAP Act; Advocacy Jobs at Access Living

07.01.21

Once again, we have a few important advocacy updates for you. Read on! Over the last couple of years, the...

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Advocacy Updates

Updates from Access Living: July 25, 2021

06.30.21

Access Living friends and allies, Today, we'd like to share a few important updates. Honoring Olmstead: This week marked the...

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Blog

Do you own what you give? A reflection on the complexities and importance of embracing identity

06.28.21

Editor’s Note: Our guest blogger today, Daniella Mazzio (she/her/hers), is a Chicago-based writer, administrator, performer, and advocate. She identifies as...

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