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JJ’s List 2022 Recap

This past year, we were thrilled to resume in-person trainings, continue our momentum with virtual offerings and welcome new Disability Awareness Players. As we are nearing the end of the year, we would like to pause and thank our community for their continued support as…

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What Makes the Holiday Season Special to Us

The holiday season is officially upon us! We asked our Ignite group to reflect on what makes the holiday season special to them. Read their responses:

What makes the holiday season special to you?

Barbara: Friends, family

Stephanie: Spending time with family and friends

Lawanda: Turkey, ham, mashed potatoes,…

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Giving Tuesday 2022 Logo Spotlight

Giving Tuesday is a global day of generosity and giving back. This year’s theme at Search is centered on togetherness.

We interviewed Abby S., the Visibility Artist that designed Search’s Giving Tuesday 2022 logo! Hear from Abby:

Q: How long have you been in Visibility Arts?

A: About…

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Recognizing National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2022

By Sarah Meyerson, Career Services Coordinator at Search Inc.

Ghosts, Ghouls and Goblins, oh my! October is flying by fast but there’s nothing scary about NDEAM! This month isn’t just about tricks and treats, it’s also when we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). 

This year’s…

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Meet Sarah Armour, Community Education Assistant!

Meet Sarah Armour! Sarah has been an anchor in on our JJ’s List team for over 10 years in her position as the JJ’s List Business Assistant. She is also a Disability Awareness Player, providing training on disability awareness to businesses and other organizations. We…

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Say Hello to Tina Zemen, Visibility Arts and Community Education Division Manager!

Say Hello to Tina Zemen, a long-time Search team member!

Tina started at Search in January 2000, and has held several positions in Search’s Adult Learning Programs throughout her 22 years. Most notably, Tina founded Visibility Arts at Search in 2002, after program participants began requesting…

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Q&A with Keystone Alliance CEO, Greg Petersen

Search, Inc, the parent organization of JJ’s List, is part of the Keystone Alliance, a family of nonprofits with missions to support people with disabilities that work together. JJ’s List sat down with Keystone Alliance CEO, Greg Petersen, to ask him some questions about himself,…

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Katy W – Employee of the Month Blog

JJ’s List and Search Inc are so proud of Katy W for reaching her personal goal for 2022 and for being named Employee-of-the-Month!

Katy W

Sarah, Katy’s Job Coach, shared, “From the time of her interview to the present, the Chili’s management team and servers have…

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What Disability Pride Means to Us

July is Disability Pride Month, a time for people with disabilities to celebrate their disabilities as integral parts of who they are; raise awareness; promote inclusion and belonging; to lift up the disability community.

This year, JJ’s List is joining the greater disability community in the…

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Celebrating Juneteenth at Search

By Martina Conley, Community Life Coordinator, Search Inc

Juneteenth, aka Freedom Day, is a federal holiday commemorating the freedom of enslaved African Americans. The holiday was signed into federal law by President Joe Biden on June 17, 2021. Juneteenth is celebrated across the country with classes, picnics,…

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