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August 2016                                                                    Center for Independent Futures
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Updates from Center for Independent Futures

CCBBMattWheelBlogConnection Create Opportunities

Matt has worked part-time at a car dealership for two years. Despite asking to be taught how to change a tire, he was never allowed to learn. Adam specializes in refinishing high-end, custom cars. When Matt and Adam made a connection, both of their lives changed.

Campers Access Community Assets

Our Life Tools Campers spent a week exploring their community, from touring a fire station and the YMCA to checking out the library and stepping into Lake Michigan. Read on at the link below to see where else the week took them!

PotbellySandwichEBlastPotbelly Fundraiser on Sept. 6

Join us at the Potbelly Sandwich Shop in Evanston (630 Davis Street) on Tuesday, September 6, for a delicious fundraiser to support our Bank of America Chicago Marathon team! From 4-7 p.m., part of every purchase will come back to Center for Independent Futures.

Something's Cooking: Save the Date!

Your favorite fall tradition is on the calendar! The thirteenth annual Something’s Cooking is on Sunday, November 6. We’re filling Prairie Moon in Evanston with local restaurants serving up their specialties for a taste of the North Shore. 
School Advice for Summer's End
The start of a new school year is a transition that can be particularly challenging for students with disabilities. Resource Partner Micki Moran, founding partner of The Child and Family Law Center, shares her advice for ending the summer and starting the school year on the right foot. 

How to Start Your Finanical Plan
Financial planning can be daunting, especially when you have a family member with disabilities. Our Resource Partners at Oak Wealth Advisors share their top eleven tips toward getting started with your plan for the future.

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