Two people in the courtyard of a nursing home in Chicago. They are standing behind a tall iron fence. There is a sign that says 30 Days No Water. There is a microphone on the near side of the fence, held up to the fence by someone off screen.

The 32nd Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act — Statement in English and Spanish

July 26, 2022 Disability Community Celebrates the Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act On July 26, 1990, in a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House, President George HW Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act, comprehensive Civil Rights Legislation protecting the disabled against discrimination in employment, government services, public…

one individual wearing red shirt, standing up and asking a question into microphone. Person is in a room filled with wooded chairs lined up for a presentation. The row in front of the person is empty. The chair behind the person are filled with other people.

2022 Annual Meeting — Follow Up

Progress Center hosted the organization’s Annual Meeting on June 25, 2022.  The yearly meeting brings together community members for organization, board, and community updates.  The meeting has been remote since 2020.  Thank you to all to attended and participated in the meeting, and thank you to all Progress Center community members who support the work…

Members of the Progress Center Community holding a banner that reads "Progress Center for Independent Living" at the Disability Pride Parade in Chicago.

2022 Disability Pride Parade — Saturday, July 23 — 11 a.m.

The 2022 Disability Pride Parade is back in 2022. For the past two years, there has been no physical parade because of the pandemic. The theme for this year’s parade is “Disability Pride is Back and Stronger Than Ever.”  The parade is Saturday, July 23.  The parade begins at 11 a.m.  Here is a link…