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Applications Open: Building Our Power Together

01.21.22

Are you a person with a disability who is new to community organizing? Would you like to be part of...

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Volunteer Opportunities – Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2022

01.14.22

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

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Winter is Coming. Chicago Snow and Cold Weather Resources 2021-2022

12.14.21

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

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Access Living Mourns the Death of Bob Dole

12.05.21

CHICAGO — December 5, 2021 — Access Living joins many in the disability community today in mourning the death of former United States...

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Didn’t We Say We Would ‘Never Forget’?

09.10.21

Editor’s Note: To commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11, Bridget Hayman, Director of Communications at Access Living, shares a personal...

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Eviction Moratorium Ends on 10/3/21: Eviction & Housing Resources

09.09.21

As the eviction moratorium comes to a close this month, many people are facing the loss of their housing. Below...

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Illinois Action Alert TODAY, 9/3: Ask Congress to Support Community Living

09.03.21

Access Living friends and allies, Today, we need Illinois advocates' help to ensure that key members of Congress from Illinois...

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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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This June: Building Intersectional Disability Communities Through Art + Conversation Series

05.27.21

Creative space is important for advocates too! As some of you know, Access Living has an Arts & Culture initiative...

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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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