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Action Alerts

URGENT ILLINOIS ACTION ALERT: Support CESSA Today!

04.21.21

Today, disability advocates across Illinois are calling on our legislators to support the Community Emergency Services and Support Act (CESSA). CESSA is...

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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: 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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Action Alerts

Action Alert: Ask Illinois Legislators to Support CESSA for Non Police Alternatives to Emergency Crises

07.15.20

Earlier this week we hosted a virtual town hall this evening with impacted community members and legislators about a state...

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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

“My Brother Would Still be Alive Today.” CESSA Bill Would Create Alternative Emergency Response System for Mental/Behavioral Emergencies

07.13.20

Chicago — July 13, 2020 — Access Living, Chicago’s leading service and advocacy center for people with disabilities, hosted a...

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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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