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Parklet Ribbon Cutting

Evanston Parklet Opens!

State Senator Robyn Gabel, Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl, and the jjslist.com Team

Evanston’s first parklet is officially open! Located right here on Dempster Street, the parklet  had its official ribbon-cutting this afternoon, … Read More >

 
Access Chicago
 
Sidewalk Sale

Sidewalk Sale Shows Businesses Are Disability-Aware

The Mexican Shop

The Mexican Shop

With our cash in hand, we directed ourselves to the Chicago/Dempster Neighborhood Sidewalk Sale. We were excited to visit our neighborhood businesses, look at the items … Read More >

 
Matthew-Blog
 
Nordstrom Blog

Nordstrom Inspires, Features Models With Disabilities

Nordstrom

Photo courtesy of Nordstrom

It seems as if disability awareness is getting more and more trendy and we like it. Major retailer Nordstrom has been using models with disabilities since 1997 and is … Read More >

 
Alec Blog

Achieve Anything: Earn Everything You Receive

No Boundaries

I have always believed that everything we achieve in life is well earned. Looking back on all of my most recent accomplishments, such as receiving my Associates Degree from Oakton Community College, … Read More >

 
Dare2Tri

Chicago Based Dare2tri Sponsors ITU World Paratriathlon Chicago Summer 2014

Dare2tri

Chicago is home to Dare2tri Paratriathlon Club, the nation’s first USA Triathlon sanctioned club exclusively for athletes with physical and visual disabilities. Dare2tri was honored and excited to be named the presenting sponsor for the … Read More >

 
AirlineBlog

The Challenges of Flying With Developmental Disabilities

Airplane

Why would an airline refuse a gate pass to someone who is providing support to a person with a developmental disability who cannot navigate the terminal independently?   That’s what happened when US … Read More >

 
Lyfte

Get Accessible Uber and Lyft!

Image Courtesy of Lyft.com

I just read an article by Ted Trautman titled, “Will Uber Serve Customers With Disabilities?”  This article highlights that peer-to-peer ride sharing companies, like Uber and Lyft, … Read More >

 
ParkletThankYou

Park Yourself On This Parklet

Evanston ParkletI recently bought a bagel from Bagel Art and walked by the different boutiques on Dempster Street in Evanston, IL trying to figure out where to sit during my lunch break. My … Read More >