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Upcoming Events

 
 

Holiday Hurray – A Joyful Holiday Gathering with Access Living

12.21.20

Are you ready to celebrate this holiday season with your Access Living family? Are you looking for ideas to escape...

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Action Alerts

Covid-19 Disability Action Alert and Pandemic News Updates

12.15.20

Access Living friends and allies: As the first vaccines roll out across the country, Congress remains stalled on Covid-19 relief,...

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Action Alerts

CHI Town Hall; Immigration News; DCAL Open Art Studio for Activists!

12.09.20

Access Living friends and allies: There's a LOT going on this week with some great advocacy opportunities and new announcements!...

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Events

Today! People’s Thanksgiving Virtual Gathering

11.24.20

We'd like to remind you about our online Thanksgiving event today! Don't miss out. Please share with folks with disabilities...

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Consumer Town Hall: The Impact of COVID-19

11.11.20

This event will be an open-mic style Zoom town hall where participants can come together to share and discuss how...

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Action Alerts

Nov. 11, 2020 – Key Updates and Action Items

11.11.20

Access Living friends and allies, Today, we'd like to alert you to some Illinois specific opportunities. Emergency Provider Back-Up Program...

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Events

Access Living Covid-19 Virtual Town Hall on Wednesday November 11

11.11.20

As Covid-19 infections escalate across the country, we'd like to hear from people with disabilities about how the pandemic is...

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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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