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Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2024: All About Audio Description

05.16.24

Happy Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)! Celebrated every May, GAAD serves as a conversational spark around digital accessibility and how,...

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Watch: On Becoming Disabled Through Gun Violence

05.15.24

On May 2, 2024, Access Living held a live panel event to release the findings of a qualitative study into...

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You’re Invited! Access Living Open House; RSVP

03.27.24

After months of closure due to flooding, we are thrilled to announce the reopening of Access Living's building! Our refreshed,...

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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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Individualized Peer Support + Art Therapy Sessions Through Access Living’s Arts & Culture Program

10.03.23

Through May 2024, Access Living's Arts & Culture Program is offering free, individualized peer support that incorporates aspects of art...

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#ADA33 Recap: This Week in Disability Pride

07.28.23

The ADA has been a beacon of hope and empowerment for our community. Though we know there remains work to...

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Great Disability Events Coming Up!

06.13.23

Access Living friends and allies, Community time is an important part of disability advocacy. It's what energizes us and keeps...

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Meet Lachi, the Award-Winning Artist, Singer, Songwriter at Access Living

06.13.23

Join us for an informal community conversation with this year’s recipient of the Lead On Award, Lachi! We are so...

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Celebrate Juneteenth 2023

06.12.23

Chicagoland Disabled People of Color Coalition, UIC Disability Cultural Center, Access Living, the Chicago Disability Pride Parade, and the Institute on...

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