The JJs List Blog

Special Open House and Arts Show

Mark your calendar for September 29 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm for Search 360, a special Open House and Visibility Arts Show.  JJsList.com is just one of several social enterprise that is part of Search, Inc., a longstanding provider of services to adults with developmental and intellectual…

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Need Help Finding a Job?

Do you or someone you know have a disability and would like to find a job, but don’t know how? Sign up for our No Boundaries fall session 1! No Boundaries participants learn skills that are necessary for the workplace, such as setting up an email…

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Interested in Being a Part of the Community?

On July 26, the 26th anniversary of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) was celebrated. The event  increased disability awareness, and efforts to raise inclusion even more are still in effect, mostly due to many leaders such as the ones that participate in the ADA Advancing…

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Written by Tricia Luzadder

With August fast approaching and school bells preparing to ring I am reminded of how fast time flies and how soon my teen with a disability will finish high school and enter the adult world. My dream for Anna is for her…

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Happy Birthday to ComEd Energy Force!

Search, Inc., recently joined ComEd’s President and CEO, Anne Pramaggiore, along with many local and State leaders to celebrate the 5th Birthday of the ComEd Energy Force Program.  Many of you already know that Illinois is now an “Employment First State.”  That means that if you…

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Have You Heard About the DEI?

Hi Disability Advocates!  If you haven’t heard of the Disability Equality Index(DEI), you should know about it. We are here to break it down for you:

What is the DEI?  It stands for the Disability Equality Index, and it’s a survey created by a group of business…

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Walking the Streets of Disability Pride

Chicago’s Disability Pride Parade is on Saturday, July 23, 2016, stepping off promptly at 11 a.m.  Hooray!

What does Disability Pride mean to me?  It means being proud to be yourself without fear of being judged.  Being willing to stand up for who you are.  Being…

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No Boundaries Creates Best Practice Model for ComEd Energy Force

If you haven’t heard yet that Illinois is an Employment First State, then please allow us to be the first to tell you:  If you are an adult with a developmental or intellectual disability in Illinois, then the first goal of any state-funded services you…

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Farewell Laurie, Greetings Tricia!

No Boundaries – Train for Life, Train for Work prides itself on bringing a diverse and knowledgeable group of Trainers to help participants learn the skills that they need or want in order to be successful in the workplace, and in the world, after school…

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No Boundaries Participants Knock It Out of the Park!

We are proud to announce that two of our No Boundaries participants secured competitive employment in their fields of interest! Both individuals have been working diligently to build their skills during the spring No Boundaries session.

Our Evanston-based office is a bustling center of activity with…

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