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Disability:IN Chicagoland is Illinois’ only business-to-business association that promotes disability inclusion in the workplace, marketplace and supply chain. Disability:IN Chicagoland is the local affiliate of Disability:IN.

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Disability:IN Chicagoland October Event Recap

Disability:IN Chicagoland October Event Recap

Posted in: Events
October 28th, 2019

Maximizing the Disability Inclusion Advantage  On Wednesday October 2nd, Northern Trust in partnership with Disability:IN Chicagoland, hosted 90 members of the Chicago business community for a discussion on Maximizing the Disability Inclusion Advantage. The session included a conversation about how companies across the country are realizing a competitive advantage from disability inclusion, including a conversation about recent data…

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Comcast MyAbilities ERG Teams with Supply Chain Management to Hire Intern

Comcast MyAbilities ERG Teams with Supply Chain Management to Hire Intern

Posted in: News
October 21st, 2019

The MyAbilities ERG and the Supply Chain Leadership team partnered in January of this year to place the first intern from a program at National-Louis University designed to transition young adults with multiple intellectual, learning and developmental disabilities to independent living. Greg Brown, a student in the program, began his two-day per week internship on…

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Remembering Marca Bristo

Remembering Marca Bristo

Posted in: News
September 8th, 2019

The Chicago disability community lost a great champion last month with the passing of disability advocate and longtime Disability:IN Chicagoland partner, Marca Bristo. A renowned leader in Chicago and across the country, Marca founded local disability rights organization, Access Living and helped author the Americans with Disabilities Act nearly 30 years ago. She touched the lives of…

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Thresholds

Thresholds, a nonprofit agency, is one of the oldest and largest providers of recovery services for persons with mental illnesses and substance use disorders in Illinois. Since 1959, Thresholds has assisted people with mental illnesses to reclaim their lives and live independently. Thresholds offers 30 innovative programs throughout Chicago, the suburbs, and nine surrounding counties.…

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Sustaining Partners

Sustaining Partners: Allstate, Argosy University, BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois, BMO Harris Bank, CAI Autism2Work Practice, CDW, Comcast, Deloitte, Discover Financial Services, EY, Grainger, Grant Thronton, Horizon, Hyatt, inQuest, KPMG, Manpower, Northern Trust, and Walgreens.

Executive Partners

Executive Partners: Baxter and Sidley