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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 with the … 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 >

 
Guest Speaker: Sarah Goldenberg

Guest Speaker Series: Working At Target

Guest Speaker Sarah GoldenbergRecently, we had Sarah Goldberg, a guest speaker currently working at Target stop by No Boundaries to tell us about her experience working at the retail store as a person with a disability. She … Read More >

 
Teacher and Parent Meeting

Top Ten Recommendations for Optimizing Success in School

Teacher and Parent Meeting

Oak Wealth Advisors‘ Educational Special Needs Advisory is out! Below is their list of Top Ten Recommendations for Optimizing Success in School:

1. Establish Relationships. Teachers, social workers, psychiatrists, and administrators will be … Read More >

 
Leah's ArtWork

Visibility Arts to Showcase Artists with Disabilities at Wine Walk

Work In Progress By Leah

Work In Progress By Leah

Toast to a great cause! On September 18, 2014, Visibility Arts will host “The Path to Independence: Finding Your Voice,” an art show featuring artists with intellectual and … Read More >

 
Police

People With Disabilities Are Not Recognized by Police

Police

Complaints about police brutality have gotten more and more press in recent years. Thanks to social media and the prevalence of cameras, it’s easy to capture these moments. Police ineptness has also played a role in … Read More >

 
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Pregnancy Discrimination Act

EEOC Expands Pregnancy-Related Disability Protections

Pregnancy Disability Discrimination LawsThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has updated their policy on pregnancy and pregnancy-related disability. Our stance? If it helps reduce workplace discrimination, we’re all for these new guidelines. The EEOC recently clarified many of … Read More >