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JJsList.com Receives Grant from Synchrony Financial

Yesterday, the Disability Awareness Players went to Synchrony Financial in Chicago to train its staff. Not only was everyone actively engaged, but we also received a $2000 grant check to support our work!  Staff learned about sighted guiding, person-first language and best practices for engaging…

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Registration for Winter Session is Open!

  Keep those skills hot during the cold months and register for No Boundaries – Train for Work, Train for Life.

No Boundaries – Train for Work, Train for Life is an experiential on-land and on-line training program where transitioning teens through adults with disabilities build…

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Your Support November 29 goes to the Heart of JJsList.com

11/21/16 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments

Black Friday > Small Biz Saturday > Cyber Monday > #Giving Tuesday!
Mark your calendar for Tuesday November 29 and support the work of JJsList.com. Mark your calendar for a very important day…#GivingTuesday, November 29.  On that day, and only that day, the Coleman Foundation,… Read More >

 

6 Things You Need to Know About ABLE

JJsList.com fans know that we are always looking for new ideas that can help people with disabilities fully participate in every part of the community.  We listened to a great webinar put on by the National Disability Institute and want to share 6 basic things…

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Vote to Override Community Disability Living Wage Act Veto!

Today is the day! Support the override of the Community Disability Living Wage Act Veto!

Back in August, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed the Community Disability Living Wage Act, weakening efforts to secure a living wage for employees with disabilities. However, today (November 15th), a Fall…

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An Amazing Box of Opportunity in 2 Minutes!

The “Power” of Change is what it’s all about in this cool video and in our partnership with ComEd through the Energy Force Program.

Two JJsList.com and No Boundaries self-advocates serve as volunteer ComEd Energy Force Ambassadors; they go out into the community and share tips…

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Arlington Heights Memorial Library Grabs Disability Awareness Training By The Book

The Disability Awareness Players successfully trained the Arlington Heights Memorial Library in Arlington Heights, IL to become disability aware the other day. Those in attendance were very engaged, and we received a lot of positive feedback. Here is what one participant had to say:

“This is a…

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Morton Arboretum Discovers the Nature of Disability Awareness Training

Thanks to a grant from the Reva and David Logan Foundation, the Disability Awareness Players successfully trained the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL to become disability aware the other day. Those in attendance were very engaged, and we received a lot of positive feedback. Here…

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Even Museums Can Get Disability Awareness Trainings!

The Disability Awareness Players went to the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago for yet another successful Disability Awareness Training.  Thanks again to the Reva and David Logan Foundation for making this event possible.  The staff was very engaged, and everyone enjoyed the presentation….

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