Bowling Team Wins Silver Medal at Special Olympics State Tournament

Congratulations to our Men's Bowling Team on winning the silver medal for Division T-1 at the Illinois Special Olympics State Tournament – Go Panthers!!! The team represents our Vocational Services program serving people with intellectual disabilities, and this win adds to a long list of top medals and achievements during what has been an outstanding [...]

2023-12-05T09:23:07-06:00December 5th, 2023|News|

Phillips Senior Desean Logan-Russell Passes $1 Million Mark in Scholarships

A roaring round of applause and congratulations to Wendell Phillips Academy High School senior Desean Logan-Russell on passing the $1 million mark in college scholarships! Desean is a student with our College Preparation & Placement Program that has placed more than 75,000 youth in more than 400 colleges and universities throughout the United States. He was [...]

2023-12-01T10:40:57-06:00December 1st, 2023|News|

Invest in Ada S. McKinley This Giving Tuesday

This Giving Tuesday, we are excited to share the incredible impact your giving has on our mission. The generosity of supporters like you is what makes our work possible. A gift from you today will impact the lives of thousands tomorrow. Our transformative impact ripples across 16 Head Start centers, 10 Chicago public elementary and [...]

2023-11-28T07:17:44-06:00November 28th, 2023|News|

The Spotlight Is On Our Educators This Week

This week is National Education Week (November 13th - 17th) and we are excited to take this opportunity to feature the educators from our Head Start and Educational Services programs. We are proud to honor them for their contributions to improving the education of children and youth throughout Chicagoland by illustrating our "TIE" values of [...]

2023-11-12T21:47:25-06:00November 12th, 2023|News|

Now Hiring Janitorial Workers

Share with individuals who would be interested in joining our One Ada family of Teamwork, Innovation, and Excellence. People with Disabilities Urged to Apply – (Medical/Physical, Intellectual, Developmental, Autism, Learning, Brain Injuries, etc.) Please share with individuals looking for meaningful work that changes lives and strengthens communities. To Learn More and Apply, scan the QR [...]

2023-11-11T11:19:52-06:00November 11th, 2023|News|

Seeking Staff for Diverse Learners Program

Interested in helping to provide financial resources for families who have a child with an identified disability? Know someone who would be interested? Please share with individuals looking for meaningful work that changes lives and strengthens communities. Full-Time Positions with $1,000 Sign-On Bonus Temporary Positions (end December 31, 2024) Application Team Member – $48,000 Outreach [...]

2023-11-03T14:23:01-05:00November 3rd, 2023|News|

Hiring Event for DSP’s on November 15th

DSP's are the heart and soul of supports for people with disabilities. This Hiring Event will provide opportunities to pursue meaningful work that changes lives and strengthens communities. Bring Driver's License and resume. We provide paid training and DD Aide Certification. Please share with individuals looking for meaningful work that changes lives and strengthens communities. [...]

2023-11-10T17:10:49-06:00October 26th, 2023|News|

Special Olympics Bowling Team Wins Gold and Silver Medals

Our Special Olympics teams are continuing to show up and show out! Our Men’s Bowling Team earned gold and silver medals in their Sectional Tournament, and our gold medal team will be advancing to the State Bowling Tournament in December! Congratulations to our amazing athletes!    

2023-10-17T10:00:06-05:00October 17th, 2023|News|

Ada in Pink: Sista Strut Breast Cancer Walk

Shout out to the Ada S. McKinley staff and volunteers who represented at the Sista Strut Breast Cancer Walk this past weekend. Sista Strut is an annual cause marketing campaign that heightens awareness about the issues of breast cancer across the United States, specifically in women of color. We are proud to honor co-workers and [...]

2023-10-10T10:42:28-05:00October 10th, 2023|News|

Dinner Dance for People with Disabilities Was a Blast!

Our 30th Annual Dinner Dance honoring people we serve with intellectual and developmental disabilities was a blast! We take great pride in providing opportunities for them to meet up and socialize outside of our daily programming while staying connected to their families and friends. The festivities included our Residential Services team presenting them with awards [...]

2023-10-05T16:31:58-05:00October 5th, 2023|News|
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