Chicago was one of the first cities in the country to create a cabinet level position to advocate for people with disabilities. At Navy Pier on July 15th, the City of Chicago hosted AccessChicago, a one day expo to celebrate the accomplishments and opportunities for people with disabilities. Eli’s Cheesecake supporter the event with a 20th Anniverary Eli’s Cheesecake and over a thousand slices of Eli’s for the attendees.

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Eli President Marc Schulman congratulates Karen Tamley, the Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities on its 20th Anniversary and the success of AccessChicago at Navy Pier. Eli’s partners with Commissioner Tamley and her Department on programs for people at Eli’s and for the students with disabilities at Vaughn High School, Wright College and the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences.