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Press Releases & Statements

March 1, 2021: Chicago Observes National Disability Day of Mourning

03.01.21

Access Living friends and allies: Today, March 1, is the National Disability Day of Mourning. Each year, we pause to...

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State of Illinois Expands Vaccine Eligibility to People with Disabilities

02.25.21

Access Living friends and allies: Today, the State of Illinois is officially expanding Phase 1B of its vaccine rollout plan...

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Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Proposed Budget for FY2022

02.18.21

Access Living paid close attention yesterday to Governor Pritzker's rollout of his Fiscal Year 2022 budget proposal. We applaud the...

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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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