Anixter in the News2019-06-27T15:46:09+00:00
Anixter Center celebrating A Century of Service builboard at Wrigley Field

Anixter in the News

Anixter Holiday Card Design Winner!

Congratulations to Ally, ACT Program participant! Ally’s design will be featured on the cover of Anixter Center’s 2019 Holiday Card. Thank you to everyone who submitted a design. You all did a fabulous job sharing your holiday spirit! Anixter Center sends you Season's Greetings! Wishing [...]

Anixter Center receives Highland Park Community Foundation Award

Anixter Center had the pleasure of attending the Highland Park Community Foundation grantee award reception on Wednesday, November 13th, 2019. We were joined by 49 other community non-profits that have a mission to support the Highland Park community and its residents. Anixter Center’s ACT Program is located in the vibrant [...]

Person Centered. For Every Person.

EVERY DAY. AN ACT OF COURAGE AND HOPE.Our members are the reason we are fiercely devoted to our mission. Their unique stories are raw, real and brave.PERSON CENTERED. FOR EVERY PERSON.You can’t help but feel good when you walk into one of our hubs. You’ll see people getting better because [...]

Anixter Center Establishes Inclusive Pathways Chicago

Anixter Center Establishes Inclusive Pathways Chicago: Healthcare project to Implement Two-Year Signature Employment Grant from Kessler Foundation Joshua Long, Principal, Southside Occupational Academy, Chicago Public SchoolsAllie Gunderson, VP Disability Services, Anixter Center; Rebecca Clark, President and CEO, Anixter Center; Elizabeth Rahill, Senior Consultant, Talent Strategy, University of Chicago Medicine; [...]

Anixter Employees are Mental Health First Aid Certified

Fifteen Anixter Center employees participated in Sinai Health System’s offering of the Mental Health First Aid USA certification. Participants attended a two and a half day workshop. The sessions focused on how to identify and assist when an individual is experiencing mental health crises. Anixter employees engaged in group activities [...]

September is Recovery Month

National Recovery Month (Recovery Month), sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with mental and substance use disorders to live healthy and rewarding lives. This [...]

The Steve Cochran Show on WGN Radio Celebrates Anixter Center’s 100 Years

On today's radio show, Steve Cochran interviewed our president as the most valuable person on the planet. Anixter celebrates 100 years of helping the disabled gain skills, housing and independence. The CEO/President of Anixter Center, Rebecca Clark joins the Steve Cochran Show to discuss how Anixter Center helps the disabled [...]