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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Access Living Issues Public Comment: “Increased law enforcement is not a cure-all.”

09.16.21

On Wednesday, September 15, 2021, Access Living Transportation Policy Analyst Laura Saltzman, spoke on behalf of the Transportation Equity Network...

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Press Releases & Statements

Breaking News: CESSA signed into law by Governor Pritzker

08.25.21

August 25, 2021 CHICAGO – Today, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the Community Emergency Services and Supports Act (CESSA) into...

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Press Releases & Statements

Statement Regarding the Shooting of Adam Toledo

04.16.21

Yesterday, authorities released body camera video that shows the horrific shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo by Chicago Police on March...

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Advocacy Alerts

ACTION ALERT: Support Illinois CESSA Bill

03.18.21

Access Living friends and allies, This Friday, March 19, the Community Emergency Services and Support Act (CESSA) will be heard...

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Advocacy Alerts

Help Fight to Save Mercy Hospital

12.09.20

This week, Chicago activists are stepping up the fight to save Mercy Hospital, a social safety net hospital located in...

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Blog

Meet the Emcee of #LeadOnLIVE: Candace Coleman

11.11.20

COVID-19 has caused a lot to change this year including Access Living’s annual gala. To adjust to changing times and...

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Advocacy Alerts

Action Alert: Disability Advocate Witness Slips Needed for CESSA, Money Bond Reform

10.19.20

[Quick link to take action] Tomorrow, the Illinois legislature will hold a special joint Senate-House committee hearing focused on bail...

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Advocacy Alerts

Day Five: Action Week for Illinois Community Emergency Services and Supports Act (CESSA)

10.16.20

Today is Day Five of Access Living's Week of Action to support the Community Emergency Services and Supports Act (CESSA)....

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Advocacy Alerts

Day Four: Action Week for Illinois Community Emergency Services and Supports Act (CESSA)

10.15.20

Today is Day Four of Access Living's Week of Action to #SupportCESSA. We're asking you to contact your Illinois State...

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Advocacy Alerts

Day Three: Action Week for Illinois Community Emergency Services and Supports Act (CESSA)

10.15.20

Access Living friends and allies: Today is Day 3 of Access Living's Week of Action to support the Community Emergency...

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