Police Reform

 
 
Press Releases & Statements

Access Living Statement on the Conviction of Derek Chauvin

04.21.21

Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, was found guilty yesterday —on all counts — of the brutal and senseless...

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Action Alerts

ILLINOIS ACTION ALERT: Support CESSA Bill Today!

04.06.21

Access Living friends and allies, Today, disability advocates across Illinois are calling on our legislators to support the Community Emergency...

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Action Alerts

Action Alert: Alternatives for Mental/Behavioral 911 Response in Illinois

03.09.21

Access Living friends and allies, Today, we'd like to ask Illinois advocates to help support the Community Emergency Services and...

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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

End Use of Federal Funding for Police in Schools

02.08.21

Access Living along with nearly 100 student-led and community-led civil rights, education, and disability rights organizations have signed onto a...

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Action Alerts

Action Alert: Support CESSA in Illinois for Non-Police Emergency Response Options

08.31.20

Access Living friends and allies, Our nation continues to witness regular violent encounters between police and people with disabilities, especially...

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Virtual Town Hall – Emergency Response Alternatives

07.13.20

Join Access Living for a Virtual Town Hall to learn about the Community Emergency Services and Support Act (CESSA), an Illinois...

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Press Releases & Statements

Media Alert: Responding to Mental/Behavioral Emergencies Without Police Saves Lives

07.09.20

During an emergency, the needs of people with mental and behavioral disabilities are too often misunderstood, leading to police killings...

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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Town Hall: Emergency Response Alternatives in Illinois

07.09.20

Join Access Living for a Virtual Town Hall at 6 p.m. Monday, July 13 to learn about the Community Emergency Services...

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Action Alerts

Action Alert: Heroes Act; NCIL on Police Violence; Hospital Visitor Policies

05.15.20

Today, we have an action alert and important updates. You will not want to miss these. Read on. Action Alert,...

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Action Alerts

Chicago Police Department Seeks Community Feedback

01.28.20

In February, the Chicago Police Department (CPD) will have four community input opportunities on issues impacting people from many different...

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