Throughout 2015, JT worked with ADA 25 Chicago, anetwork of 200 civic partner organizations from across the region who collaborated on a yearlong initiative to commemorate and leverage the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act to build awareness and expand access, inclusion and opportunity for people with disabilities.
JT provided strategic counsel, communications, outreach, event planning and management, and digital services (including social media). Key components of our work included:
JT is proud to have played a part in creating greater public awareness of disabilities in this region, As part of its ongoing commitment to the mission and objectives of ADA 25 Cicago, JT will continue to produce and distribute a daily e-blast highlighting local and national disability-related news. Those interested in receiving this daily news aggregation on disability issues can sign up by clicking here.
The Blue Grass Community Foundation was the first of 10 community foundations across the U.S. to replicate the On the Table initiative this year with funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and support from the team at JT.
Elected officials, service organization leaders and advocates for homeless youth came together to celebrate the official opening of Covenant House Illinois. Covenant House International chose Chicago for its first new location in 17 years, because of its dedication to addressing the homeless youth of the city.
Hillary Clinton's concession speech yesterday is one that was widely viewed and commented on in both mainstream and social media. JT Senior Vice President Holly Bartecki, a key member of our communications skills training team, shares a few key observations that can enhance the impact and effectiveness of your next presentation.