Exciting ~ Universities Amp Up Support to Students!
Some universities are understanding that they too have to make more accommodations to help their students who have invisible differences and reach the goal of graduation. For students diagnosed on the Spectrum, the list of schools included in the article is especially useful.
At a sold out gathering of businesspeople, Hon. Toni Preckwinkle spoke to the impactful work Center for Companies That Care does.
We thank the companies that helped make the 2016 Career Awareness Internship a success for all participating students by hosting them for a visit: Baxter International, Power Construction, TTX, Magid Glove, Nadler Financial, Fairmont Millennium Park, and the Art Institute of Chicago!
Thanks also to RSM US LLP for being a sponsoring company!
To read the full text, click here.
Companies That Care Day 2015 on National News
March 19th, 2015 marks the beginning of our national annual CAREDAYS. We were thrilled to have a lead-in to this week by Jane Pauley and CBS News who this past Sunday featured Companies That Care Day.
Bottom line is economic inequity: "Whatever the particular design strategy, all of these programs are wrestling with problems that reflect the fundamental inequities of our economic system. The low-income students who represent the vast majority of those in CPS are operating without the safety net that is invisible to most middle-class families—so invisible that they recognize it as little as fish recognize the medium of water that sustains them." To read full article, click here
Page 1 of 4