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JJ Hanley Earns Award For Advocacy Leadership

Team JJ's List is so proud of you!

We’ve always known our fearless leader JJ Hanley to be an all-round awesome human being, but we love it when other people prove us right. 😉

JJ will be honored as the Advocacy Leadership Award Recipient at this year’s…

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PSA for Disability with Eric Edling

PSA for Disability

Eric Edling, a disability activist and wheelchair user with Spina Bifida, recently sent is a PSA for Disability that he created with some friends. According to him, the video is about Disability being just part of the diversity of the world, and not something to…

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Our Disability Awareness Training for Businesses is about to get a whole new level of awesome.

Disability Poets in Da House!

Over the last few weeks, the JJ’s List Disability Awareness Players have been working with spoken word extraordinaire and hip hop artist Pinqy Ring, to come up with our own spoken word poem on disability awareness!

We’ve found spoken word to be…

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Andrew Dawson performing The Articulate Hand

The Articulate Hand

What would life be like if you lost the use of all your limbs? Andrew Dawson, a performance artist and movement therapist brings together an audio documentary, music and his body movements to help us understand. “The Articulate Hand” finds beauty and grace in hands…

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Aimee Mullins

Aimee Mullins and her wardrobe of legs

Born without fibulae in both legs, Aimee Mullins was told she would never walk, and would likely spend the rest of her life in a wheelchair. Her doctors really wanted to give her a chance at independent mobility, so they amputated both her legs below…

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Video: Blind Chef Laura Martinez demonstrates Tres Leches Cake

Blind Chef Laura Martinez of Charlie Trotter’s blew the crowd away with her wonderful demonstration of how to make Tres Leches Cake. It was standing room only at the event in Whole Foods Market Evanston South, a leader in disability-awareness in the community, on Dec 19.

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