The JJs List Blog

Employee Motivation Through Doing Good

01/07/13 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments

One morning last week, as Team JJ’s List was working another exciting day at the office, we noticed a donation come in from a local business we’d not had contact with before. Curiosity piqued, we decided to reach out to say hi, learn how they’d…

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American Girl Doll with Hearing Aid

Dolls that Embrace Disabilities and Differences

Okay, I admit. Even though I grew up as a little tomboy who never played with dolls, coming across these new American Girl dolls that embrace disabilities and differences has got me excited!

Did you know that among the accessories available are crutches, a wheelchair, a…

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Chicago Interactive Marketing Association awards JJ’s List CDSI Grant

12/13/12 - Uncategorized - 2 Comments

What a great opportunity for our team members with disabilities to build their communications skills for employment!  The Chicago Interactive Marketing Association just named JJ’s List the 2nd place winner for its Chicago Digital Start-up Initiative (CDSI). We join the ranks of fast-growing digital enterprises such…

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JJ’s List learns Google Analytics from The Analysis Exchange

JJ’s List just wrapped up our first project with The Analysis Exchange. This amazing organization taught us the right way to do web analytics. They provide free web analytics consulting to non-profits and NGOs around the world, and JJ’s List was one of them!

The process was…

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UN Disability Treaty fails to pass in Senate

We at JJ’s List are sorry to hear that the United States Senate failed to pass the resolution for ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Senator John Kerry speaks in support for the treaty with a group of disability leaders and political…

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The Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge

JJ’s List participates in The Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge 2012

In our quest to strengthen jjslist.com, our website that aims to be a platform for people with disabilities to connect with businesses, JJ’s List applied to The Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge 2012. Of 61 non-profit hopefuls, 12 were selected to be paired with teams of…

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JJ's List Volunterns Brett and Allissa at the Impact Showcase

Highlights from the JJ’s List Community Impact Showcase

What a day it was at the JJ’s List Community Impact Showcase on Oct 28!

It was really great to see so many of you stop by to chat with our team and learn about all the work we’re doing around the Voluntern Program, the Disability…

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Make It Better partners JJ's List in a unique fundraiser

Donate to JJ’s List without spending a dime.

11/01/12 - Uncategorized - 1 Comment

JJ’s List has been presented with a unique fundraiser from our friends at Make It Better, the North Shore’s premier magazine and community website.

For the next 30 days, they will donate $5 to JJ’s List for every new subscriber to their FREE newsletter!

Please help support JJ’s List by signing up…

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5% Day Raffle Entries

Winner of our 5% Day Raffle!

Hundreds of you entered our raffle to win a $100 gift card to Whole Foods Market at our 5% Day event, Cupcakes & Conversation… who’s the lucky winner? Watch the video below to find out:

Congratulations! Thanks to all of you who came out in support…

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Google Chicago & JJ’s List Talk Tech and Disability

 This is a guest blog post by Alec MacKenzie. Alec is a student at Oakton Community College, and an occasional contributor to JJ’s List. He hopes to finish his Associate’s Degree in the summer of 2013, and pursue an occupation in either Human Services or Social…

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