The JJs List Blog
Bridget on the Bus

Stop This Bus, I Want to Get Off!

Taking the Pace Suburban Bus can be fun. But you still have to get off. In this instructional video, co-produced by JJ’s List and Pace, you’ll learn how to:

Request a stop
Wait patiently until the bus comes to a stop
Ask if it’s the … Read More >

 
Chicago/Dempster Merchants Association

Wine Walk Raises Almost $6,000, $3,000 for No Boundaries!

Chicago/Dempster Merchants Association

Chicago/Dempster Merchants Association and JJ Hanley

The Chicago/Dempster Charity Wine Walk in Evanston was a rousing success! We are humbled by the support of our Chicago/Dempster community, the Chicago/Dempster Merchants Association and Evanstonians … Read More >

 
Photo Courtesy of Chicago Tribune, Karen Meyer

How Karen Meyer Reshaped Disabilities in the News

Photo Courtesy of Chicago Tribune, Karen Meyer

Photo Courtesy of Chicago Tribune, Karen Meyer

In Chicago it’s hard to get the message out about people with disabilities working and living in the community. On television it’s nearly impossible. … Read More >

 
Cecilia Cartner—Getty Images

Learning From Children With Disabilities

Cecilia Cartner—Getty Images

Cecilia Cartner—Getty Images

You should not feel bad for yourself, or pity your kids if they are born with a disability. You might just be surprised at what you can learn about true strength.

The Time.com … Read More >

 
Brooklyn Venter

Missing 8-Year-Old With Autism Found At Mall

Brooklyn Venter

Brooklyn Venter

The search for Brooklyn Venter, an eight year old that went missing from the playground at Westfield Old Orchard Mall in Skokie for over six hours on September 25th, highlights the difficulties of … Read More >

 
Photograph Courtesy of KERRAMEL STUDIOS, Leah at Visibility Arts Show
 
Disability Awareness Players at MashUp

Evanston MashUp Embraces Disability Awareness Players

Disability Awareness Players at MashUp

Photo Courtesy of Evanston Photographic Studios, Inc.

On Tuesday, September 16, 22014, we at jjslist.com co-hosted Evanston MashUp, a get-together held at Northwestern University. The event, hosted by Northwestern University, and coordinated … Read More >

 
Justice at Hewn

Gain Workplace Skills at Work

Justice at Hewn

Justice at Hewn

I work at Hewn. I started in August, to practice my workplace skills in order to help me find future jobs. Hewn makes “hand forged artisan bread” and is located a couple stores … Read More >

 
Pace Video 3

Pace Helps You Stay Safe and Smart on the Bus

Do you take public transportation? Do you ever get lost? Don’t know how to get off the bus?

This video will help you stay safe and smart while on the bus.

A … Read More >

 
MashUp

Evanston Gets Ready to Mash it Up

Courtesy of Evanston MashUp

Courtesy of Evanston MashUp

We are participating in this year’s MashUp, a community event, coordinated by the Evanston Chamber of Commerce. Meet business leaders, artists, musicians, community leaders and your fellow Evanstonians in a fantastic … Read More >