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Kudos to Duxler for Promoting Disability Awareness

Kudos to Duxler for Promoting Disability Awareness

Photo by Matt Mansueto Photography

Duxler Complete Auto Care is changing the nature of “business as usual” when it comes to disability awareness.

Duxler received the “jjslist.com Disability-Aware Business Seal Of Approval” Thursday, October 10, 2013, during a Disability Awareness Training for businesses….

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Eric Lindstrom

Employment And Disability: What I’ve Learned

Diane of New Foundation Center working

As we enter National Disability Employment Awareness Month, I have to stop and reflect on what I’ve learned about employment opportunities for individuals with mental illness, the depth of the human spirit and what it means to be courageous.  I…

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Free Training For Businesses

Want to grow your bottom line? This is your chance!

If you are a business owner or manager, plan to “clock-in” for this, interactive training, taught by experts in disability – people with disabilities themselves.

Date: Thursday, Oct 10, 2013

Venue: Maggiano’s Little Italy, 4999 Old Orchard Ctr Ste A28,…

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Attend A No Boundaries Information Session

**Note: Info sessions are Sold Out!

Oct 1st – Teachers, educators, agency professionals ONLY – 4:30 – 5:30pm

Oct 2nd – Families and individuals with disabilities, ages 18 + – 6pm – 7pm

Where: 824 Dempster Street, Evanston, IL 60202

*Registration required, space is limited.

Does someone you know with disabilities need to build…

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Raising money and awareness for multiple sclerosis in Chicago

Raising money and awareness for multiple sclerosis in Chicago

A mother with multiple sclerosis discusses her firsthand experiences at Walk MS: Chicago Lakefront 2013.

On a beautiful, mostly sunny spring morning, thousands of people came to Grant Park to participate in Walk MS: Chicago Lakefront, a three mile walk along Lake Michigan, sponsored by the…

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Behind The Scenes: Video Production Set for Pace Bus Instructional Video Series

The ability to take public transportation is a crucial part of independent living. For many people with disabilities, anxiety and lack of training are barriers to taking the bus or train.
Getting Around On Pace

JJ’s List is excited to be working with Pace Suburban Bus on…

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Good Customer Service At Your Door

You’re a business owner and you want to provide good customer service.  For your customers with disabilities, a simple bell is a great tool.

Big Desire, Limited Resources

What if your customer needs help to get into the door of your business?  Whether you run a restaurant,…

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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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JJ and Whole Foods

Whole Foods 5% Day Highlights!

Illinois State Rep Robyn Gabel was among hundreds of customers who participated in the JJ’s List 5% Day at Whole Foods Market Evanston South! Here’re some of the highlights from Aug 29:

We posted facts on disability awareness all around the store, so Whole Foods…

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