COVID-19 Update: Access Living Employees Working from Home; Building Closed

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Access Living Statement on Return to COVID-19 Phase 3 in Illinois

11.17.20

November 17, 2020 — Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker today announced a statewide rollback to Phase 3 COVID-19 mitigation strategies, to...

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Disability Organization Takes Virtual Event Access to Next Level

11.16.20

Chicago — Access Living, a leading disability rights and service organization, will celebrate its 40th anniversary Wednesday, November 18, with...

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CPS Investment in First Floor Access Does Not Prioritize Needs of Disabled Students

08.25.20

CHICAGO – Today Access Living published its annual review of the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) special education budget for FY2021,...

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Media Alert: Guidance Aims to Address Bias and Discrimination, Save Disabled Lives

07.31.20

WHAT: Access Living, Chicago’s leading service and advocacy organization for disabled people, will host a webinar to discuss how state...

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“My Brother Would Still be Alive Today.” CESSA Bill Would Create Alternative Emergency Response System for Mental/Behavioral Emergencies

07.13.20

Chicago — July 13, 2020 — Access Living, Chicago’s leading service and advocacy center for people with disabilities, hosted a...

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Media Alert: Responding to Mental/Behavioral Emergencies Without Police Saves Lives

07.09.20

During an emergency, the needs of people with mental and behavioral disabilities are too often misunderstood, leading to police killings...

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Statement on Activism from the National Council on Independent Living

06.04.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies, Access Living is a member of the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL). Please...

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Access Living’s Continued Commitment to Anti-Racism and Racial Justice

05.29.20

The Access Living staff and community, like so many of you, grieve the senseless murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor,...

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The Disability Community and COVID-19: A Video Message from Access Living CEO Karen Tamley

04.30.20

The COVID-19 pandemic amplifies what Access Living already knows – the disability community is at higher risk and may be...

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Access Living and More Than 140 Illinois Organizations Request COVID-19 Treatment Protocols

03.30.20

Access Living friends and allies, I hope this message finds you and your loved ones safe. At this unsettling time,...

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