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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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Advocacy Updates

Updates from Access Living: Illinois Housing Relief; Child Stimulus Checks; New Federal Special Ed Guidance

05.24.21

Access Living friends and allies: Today, we'd like to share a few key updates that affect people with disabilities. Read...

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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Federal ASAP Act of 2021: Funding Accessibility in Public Transportation

05.20.21

Access Living friends and allies: This week, we're excited to share that a new bill about improving public transportation accessibility...

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Advocacy Updates

Updates from Access Living: CESSA Passes Illinois Senate Committee! Here’s What Happens Next

05.20.21

Access Living friends and allies: We are pleased to share that the Community Emergency Services and Supports Act (CESSA) passed...

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Action Alerts

URGENT ACTION ALERT! Support Disability Disaster Planning in Illinois

05.20.21

Access Living friends and allies: Today, we'd like to amplify an urgent action alert from an Illinois group called PPE...

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Press Releases & Statements

Senators Duckworth, Brown, and Casey Introduce Legislation to Make Public Transit More Accessible

05.18.21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2021 [WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), along with U.S. Senate Committee on...

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Action Alerts

Advocacy Alert: Crunch Time for CESSA! Take Action Today

05.17.21

Access Living friends and allies: On 5/18, the CESSA bill will be heard by Illinois Senators in the Behavioral and...

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Advocacy Updates

Updates from Access Living: New Vaccine Guidelines for Youth, Transportation, and Vaccine Survey for Disability Community

05.12.21

Today we have new vaccine information we want to share with you, including: On May 11, the FDA authorized the...

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Blog

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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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Support SB 1975: Disability Homestead Exemption Amendment

05.06.21

Sen. Laura Fine - Dale Fowler - Melinda Bush, Brian W. Stewart, Dan McConchie, Terri Bryant, Julie A. Morrison, Cristina...

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