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Press Releases & Statements

 
 
Press Releases & Statements

BREAKING: State of Illinois Updates Covid-19 Vaccine Eligibility

02.10.21

February 10, 2021 Following on today's earlier announcement about changes to the Covid-19 Phase 1B vaccine plan, we want to...

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On the Passing of Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis

02.08.21

Access Living celebrates the life of Karen Lewis, educator and former Chicago Teachers Union President. Karen, who was not a...

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Media Alert – Eligibility and Access: Town Hall to Address the Disability Community’s Urgent Need for COVID-19 Vaccines

02.02.21

WHAT: Chicago-based disability rights group Access Living is pushing to prioritize COVID-19 vaccines for disabled people living in the community,...

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Access Living Statement on the Passage of Chicago’s Welcoming City Ordinance Amendments

01.27.21

Access Living stands in solidarity with the Chicago Immigration Working Group as we celebrate the passing of Chicago’s Welcoming City...

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Access Living Names Five New Board Members at 2020 Annual Meeting

12.11.20

Chicago – Earlier this week, at its annual meeting, Access Living named five new members to its Board of Directors....

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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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