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"Misericordia residents are bursting with Creativity"Β 

10 DAYS AGO  |  Linda Buchalo

"Misericordia residents are bursting with Creativity"  

An important part of the Community Day Services program, the Misericordia art department offers residents the chance to explore various forms of art. If you’ve attended the Artist in All event at the Art Institute, you know that Misericordia residents are bursting with creativity and that the staff in the art department have a knack for bringing out that talent.

This is a behind-the-scenes look at the art department, which occupies six ma...

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Meet the New CILA Director

27 DAYS AGO  |  Kathryn Moery
Meet the New CILA Director

Meet the New CILA Director

Last August, Misericordia welcomed Katie Peterson as the director of the fourteen CILA homes located in Chicago and neighboring suburbs. What you may not know is that Katie has grown up with Misericordia. Misericordia runs in her family. Her husband, Evan is the QIDP at Shannon. They, along with their two young children, George and Joanna, lived at the Eisenberg home for three years. Her son was born on Family Fest day in 2016 and baby Joanna’s first home was Eisenberg....

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DT? CDS? What’s the Difference?

27 DAYS AGO  |  Sarah Marie Guski
DT? CDS? What’s the Difference?

DT? CDS? What’s the Difference?

Last year, Developmental Training (DT) was officially renamed Community Day Services (CDS). Why did this happen? The change was mandated by the State of Illinois. The new name is actually a more accurate reflection of the scope of programming that occurs within the CDS day. Misericordia has long provided an array of CDS programs that go well beyond training. While the name has changed, the community-focused outlook of the program remains unchanged.

CDS’ priority con...

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MFA Bylaws

10 DAYS AGO  |  Laurie and Bill McCarthy

MFA Bylaws

After reviewing the current MFA Bylaws, the Bylaws committee has made a few recommended changes. In addition to stylistically reformatting the document, the two most significant changes are:

1. Expanded financial controls designed to ensure that the MFA financial processing and record keeping are fully transparent and at the highest standards of not-for-profit organizations. 

2. Specific approval of online meetings and elections.

The revised draft Bylaws document is located on the&nb...

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Together for Choice - Act Now!

10 DAYS AGO  |  Geana Connelly

Together for Choice - Act Now! 

Act now to protect employment opportunities for our loved ones with significant intellectual and developmental disabilities! 

IT WILL ONLY TAKE YOU A MINUTE  

Congress is currently considering a bill that will phase out Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act.  This provision has been in existence for over 80 years and has promoted employment of individuals with significant intellectual disabilities.  The phase out of Section 14(c) will ...

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Campus Connections - Employee Newsletter February 2021

10 DAYS AGO  |  Mary Pat O'Brien

Campus Connections - Employee Newsletter  

Misericordia has created a monthly newsletter for staff called  Campus Connections . It is designed to highlight the many facets of Misericordia, as a way to help staff stay in the know and keep them informed about organizational policies, programs, opportunities and growth.We thought this would be of interest to Misericordia Families as well.

Click here  to view the February 2021, Vol. 1, Issue 2 newsletter.

 

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