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A National Disability Employment Awareness Month Like No Other: Employment Services During A Pandemic

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)! Each October, NDEAM celebrates workers with disabilities and employers who are smashing stereotypes about the abilities and misconceptions of hiring and retaining people with disabilities.

This year marks not only the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities…

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Evanston Charity Wine Walk & Visibility Arts Show A Success

Photo Courtesy of Kerramel Studios, Leah at Visibility Arts Show

Hundreds stood in line, September 18, 2014, during the Chicago/Dempster Charity Wine Walk in Evanston to show their support for people with disabilities by giving a $15 donation that will be divided between our No Boundaries

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Save the Date – Sept 18th Wine Walk

 

We’re getting ready for the first Annual Wine Walk! We  hope to see you out and about, checking out the products various merchants are selling and enjoying the wonderful wine from Vinic Wine – all for a great cause! Thank you to the Chicago/ Dempster…

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Disability Community: Unfracture Yourself!

On The Table Attendees

I was honored to to lay it all “On the Table” last week with Jack Catlin (Partner, LCM Architects and Executive Committee member of the Chicago Community Trust), Karen Tamley (Comissioner, Chicago Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities), Marca Bristo (CEO, Access Living), and Sheila…

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Evanston Rotary Club Supports Disability Awareness Players

Rotary Club of Evanston Supports Disability Awareness Players

The Evanston Lighthouse Rotary Club last June provided jjslist.com with a $500 grant to continue the work of the jjslist.com Disability Awareness Players. Thank you again to the Evanston Lighthouse Rotary Club for continuing to support disability awareness. We’re excited to announce that with the…

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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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Harper College

Want to Learn Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet?

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose. By any other word would smell as sweet. -Juliet (Romeo and Juliet)

Ever wonder what William Shakespeare was thinking? Here’s your chance to explore one of his most popular plays, Romeo and Juliet.

The Books and Plays Club is…

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Speaking Up and Speaking Out!

We are self-advocates with disabilities.  We are speaking about

people with disabilities at Speak Up and Speak Out Summit in Springfield Illinois, today

November 5, 2013.  We are here because we want to learn how to

speak out.  We want to let people without disabilities know that we…

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824 Dempster St Evanston, IL 60202

We’ve moved. Come visit.

Farewell CoLab Friends.  Hello Dempster.

JJ’s List has come a long way since it was born in the basement of our passionate and dedicated Founder JJ Hanley in 2008. On Monday, October 14, 2013, we officially opened the doors to our new location, 824 Dempster St…

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