The JJs List Blog

Disabilities In America: Fellowship Gives Hope

This month I got a chance to work at jjslist.com through my participation in the US Department of State’s Professional Fellowship Program implemented by Hands Along the Nile Development Services in partnership with WorldChicago. I was excited to see the work Americans are doing around disability awareness. In Tunisia,…

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Hop on the Bus to Independence

Using public transportation is an essential skill that people with disabilities need in order to live and work in the community. Pace Suburban Bus has teamed up with jjslist.com to offer a free, hands-on, interactive workshop to help participants learn to use public transportation for…

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Leap to Success: Boost Your Company’s Bottom Line

Networking Breakfast and Disability Awareness Boot Camp!

Learn the right way to talk to customers with disabilities!

People with disabilities are the fastest-growing minority group in the country with more than $200 billion in spending power. They can help your businesses profit and grow. Join us for…

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I/DD Month

March Is Our Month: Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

March is Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities  (I/DD) Month, and The Arc is promoting it all across the United States.  On Saturday, March 29, 2014, The Arc is asking people with disabilities, their friends and family to go out in the community and do activities that people enjoy doing…

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Business Reviews: Best Way To Improve Service

I have a disability. Some consider it a gift, others a curse. Learning to deal with the cards you’ve been dealt is a part of my everyday life.  So, to make my life, and hopefully yours easier, looking at local business reviews on sites like…

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SNAILS: Developing Accessible and Welcoming Libraries

Have you ever wondered what librarians are doing to make public libraries more accessible and welcoming to people with disabilities?  Let me introduce you to SNAILS.  SNAILS, which stands for Special Needs and Inclusive Library Services, is a networking group made up of professionals from…

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Skokie Chamber Honors Non-Profit Of The Year

Last Friday, the jjslist.com staff got to attend the Skokie Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Board Installation and Membership Awards Luncheon. It was a very special occasion! They named us the 2013 Non-Profit of the Year, an award we were honored to accept. So we hopped in…

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Skokie Chamber of Commerce Honors jjslist.com

jjslist.com Non-Profit of The Year

Disability awareness is something we live and breathe at jjslist.com. While we enjoy our work we know there is a lot still to be done, especially when it comes to the business sector. How can businesses learn to communicate with individuals with disabilities the right…

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Ribbon Cutting & Open House

Businesses Lead Disability Awareness Event

Evanston businesses rallied around jjslist.com and No Boundaries to cut the ribbon at our new location at 824 Dempster Street!  Business owners and managers, large and small, helped celebrate a new step forward in the the integration of people with disabilities in the community and…

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