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Advocacy News

Disability Takeaways from Governor’s 2024 State Budget Release

02.23.24

Earlier this week, 16 Access Living team members were at our State Capitol in Springfield on one of the most...

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Advocacy Alerts

Breaking: Illinois Assisted Suicide Bill Filed, Access Living Opposed

02.09.24

Access Living friends and allies, Last night, Illinois legislators filed a bill that would create physician-assisted suicide in Illinois.  Known...

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Advocacy Alerts

Urgent: Input Needed TOMORROW on Problems with WAVs in Rideshare, Taxis and Paratransit

02.07.24

Access Living friends and allies,Tomorrow afternoon, the National Council on Disability (NCD) wants to hear from people with disabilities who rely on...

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Advocacy Alerts

Let’s Build Disability Support for Bring Chicago Home!

02.06.24

Access Living friends and allies, Do you live in Chicago? Are you voting in the Illinois Primary on March 19?...

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Snow and Cold Weather Resources 2023-2024

01.11.24

As a person with a disability, do you have specific things you do when cold weather arrives or to help...

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Martin Luther King Day 2024 – Service Opportunities

01.11.24

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is often seen as an opportunity to volunteer or give back to our communities. Below,...

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Press Releases & Statements

DOJ Statement Exposes Chicago’s Weak Defense in Accessible Affordable Housing  Litigation

12.13.23

CHICAGO, IL – December 13, 2023 — The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Tuesday night filed a Statement of Interest...

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Press Releases & Statements

Access Living Names Four New Board Members at 2023 Annual Meeting

12.11.23

Chicago - December 15, 2023 — Access Living, a leading force in the disability community in Chicago and nationwide, announced...

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Advocacy News

In Memory of Andrés Gallegos

12.07.23

We are heartbroken to announce that on Friday, December 1, our dear friend, colleague, and former Board Chair, Andrés J....

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In The News

Marian Lozano: Recipient of 2023 Marca Bristo Fellowship

12.04.23

(New York) – Mariana Lozano, a young activist from Colombia, is the 2023 recipient of the Human Rights Watch Marca...

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