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27 March 2020
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Under 800 Words
Personal protective gear is in short supply across the U.S., so many prototypes have been crafted to fill the gap. A design studio in Chicago has begun production on emergency face shields to help the city's first res...
7 October 2016
Bloomington, Illinois, United States
Under 800 Words
A new online course called REST provides volunteers in Illinois with the necessary skills and a certification to provide short term care for people with disabilities, allowing for their loved ones and long-term caregi...
7 October 2016
Naperville, Illinois, United States
Part 3 of the Caregivers Crisis series: In light of a shortage of state group living facilities in Illinois, one family is partnering with a non-profit to retrofit their home into a safe, independent living space for ...
5 October 2016
Lisle, Illinois, United States
Part 1 of the Caregivers Crisis series: As parents of adults with disabilities face their own struggles with aging, health, and mobility they often find themselves at the frayed end of their resources. The Parent Supp...
24 May 2016
Aurora, Illinois, United States
School districts in poverty-stricken areas have discovered that there is a benefit to thinking outside the box. There's no magic bullet to lead students out of poverty, but there may be different ways to engage them -...
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