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Screenshot from Skills to Pay the Bills series

Skills to Pay the Bills video series

Thanks to Alice Elliott at Welcome Change Productions, we stumbled upon a well-produced video series produced by the Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy covering multiple aspects of landing a job.

With topics such as “Enthusiasm and Attitude”, “Professionalism”, and “Networking”, these are ideal…

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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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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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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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Lessons we can learn from Steppenwolf Theatre

When Jake Joehl, our social media assistant who is blind, returned from a trip to Steppenwolf Theatre, he could not stop raving about what a wonderful experience he had had there. But wait, you might wonder, how could a person who is blind possibly enjoy…

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The Movement

Could a wheelchair user take on the snow-capped mountains of Colorado on skis? Witness the story of five individuals from all walks of life who faced incredible obstacles, found the inspiration to overcome them and became real everyday heroes. Through skiing, each has ultimately discovered or rediscovered the freedom…

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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.

On top…

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Shiny new JJ’s List Video!

11/04/11 - Videos - 1 Comment

If you missed out on the premiere of our brand new video at our 2nd Annual Bridge Builder Benefit, here’s your chance to check it out. Take a look at the work we’ve been passionately doing at JJ’s List together….

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