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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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Blog

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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Advocacy Alerts

Action Alert: Support the Illinois Legislative Accessibility Act

01.12.22

Access Living friends and allies, The opportunity to engage directly with your elected officials is one of the most important...

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Advocacy Alerts

Happy New Year! Public Testimony Opportunity on Community Integration in Illinois

01.04.22

Access Living friends and allies, Happy 2022! This year, our advocacy work is starting off with a bang. Not only is...

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Advocacy Alerts

December 16: Disrupt Long-Term Care Summit

12.08.21

Are you passionate about expanding home and community based services, and reducing reliance on nursing homes?  On Thursday, December 16,...

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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Access Living Testimony – Human Services, Health Care Availability and Accessibility and Mental Health and Addiction

10.20.21

Thank you for this opportunity to testify. My name is Dr. Angel Miles and I’m the Healthcare and Home and...

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Advocacy Alerts

Keep Up the Action! End Illinois Housing Discrimination Based on Source of Income

10.20.21

It's Day Two of the Illinois legislature fall veto session! Access Living's top priority is to pass House Bill 2775,...

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Advocacy Alerts

Action Alert: Illinois Legislators Need to End Source of Income Housing Discrimination

10.13.21

Access Living friends and allies, Next week, Illinois legislators will begin our veto session! Veto session is a two week...

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Advocacy Alerts

Action Alert: End Housing Discrimination Based on Source of Income

09.30.21

If you live in Illinois, we need your help today to fight against Source of Income (SOI) discrimination in housing,...

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Advocacy Alerts

Action Alert: Ensure Full Funding of HCBS in the Reconciliation Package

09.14.21

Dear Access Living Friends and Allies, Today's action alert comes from NCIL concerning the money promised to Home and Community...

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