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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 >

 
Robin Williams

Robin Williams’ Suicide Brings Awareness to Mental Illness

Robin Williams

Robin Williams

Believe it or not, mental illness IS a disability. It’s a mental health disability. But the recent suicide by beloved actor/comedian Robin Williams has cast a much-needed spotlight on the effects of this mental … Read More >

 
Chicago Dempster Merchants Association Wine Walk

Save the Date – Sept 18th Wine Walk

 

Chicago Dempster Merchants Wine Walk

We’re getting ready for the first Annual Wine Walk! We  hope to see you out and about, checking out the products various merchants are selling and enjoying the wonderful wine from Vinic … Read More >

 
Accessibility Logo

Is The New Accessibility Logo A Hit Or Miss?

Accessibility Logo Courtesy of The Accessible Icon Project

Accessibility Logo, Courtesy of Accessible Icon Project

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a new legislation, creating a new policy for accessibility. The law amends existing New York State … Read More >

 
ADA Blog

The Americans with Disabilities Act Turns 24, So What?

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The Americans with Disabilities Act, signed on July 26, 1990, forced businesses to be compliant. However, as we’re celebrating, lets remember that there’s still work to be done. Often, when I hear about what is … Read More >

 
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 >

 
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