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Press Releases & Statements

Infrastructure Bill Includes Accessibility Wins; Access Living Amtrak Advocacy Plays Role

11.17.21

Chicago - November 17, 2021 - A new $1.75 billion federal grant program to improve the accessibility of legacy passenger...

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Gov. Pritzker Eliminates the Sub-minimum Wage in State Contracting

10.05.21

Governor Pritzker has ended, by Executive Order, the use of sub-minimum wages for people with disabilities employed by state vendors....

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Press Releases & Statements

Statement from CEO Karen Tamley on the 31st Anniversary of the ADA

07.26.21

As the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) comes to a close, I find myself reflecting on...

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Access Living CEO Karen Tamley Named to 2021 Leadership Greater Chicago Fellowship

02.12.21

CHICAGO, IL (February 12, 2021) – Leadership Greater Chicago (LGC) announced today 26 C-level and senior executives selected for the...

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Power to the People

12.18.20

Last Power to the People meeting of 2020! Join us virtually for a year-end chat with our new CEO, Karen...

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Access Living CEO Karen Tamley Named to the Biden Transition Team

11.10.20

November 10, 2020 at 2:03 p.m. CST "Biden’s transition team has assembled a list of 500 experts in federal policy...

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Virtual Event: #RememberingMarca

09.09.20

Access Living invites you to a remembrance and story sharing event at in honor of Access Living’s founding president and...

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Press Releases & Statements

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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Press Releases & Statements

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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Blog

Big Advocates Week Ahead at Access Living

03.02.20

Dear Access Living friends and allies, First, today is Karen Tamley's first day as President & CEO of Access Living....

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