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3 Reasons NOT to Stop Your Job Hunt During the Holidays

11/26/14 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments

Erin BlogbanerSome people think that the holidays are a time to take a break from their job hunt. No way! This is the time to get busy. Why?  Here are three good reasons to use the Holiday … Read More >

 

3 Reasons You Need Zen Blends this Holiday Season

11/21/14 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments


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1. You’re trying to get on Santa’s “Good” list:

Every tin you purchase helps the disability community, for each tin of Zen Blends is packaged by individuals with disabilities!

2. You have to go to … Read More >

 

jjslist.com Intern Gets Published!

On the day of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Suskind’s appearance at the Wilmette Community Recreation Center in Wilmette, Illinois, we have the pleasure of announcing that jjslist.com’s Intern, Paul, was published by the Wilmette Beacon! You can read Paul’s interview with Suskind here!

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Guest Post: Finding My Zen

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Meg Barnhart, Founder/Co-Creator of the zen of slow cooking, shares how she found zen in her kitchen.

 

When people asked me why I started the zen of slow cooking the first answer … Read More >

 
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