Feb
6
Mon
Weekly Community Check-In- A Progress Center Peer Group — Mondays at 1 p.m. Central @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Image of Advocate and Former Progress Center Board Member Speaking at Paratransit Town Hall Meeting
Image of Advocate and Former Progress Center Board Member Speaking at Paratransit Town Hall Meeting

What:

A weekly opportunity for Progress Center Consumers, Members, Supporters, Allies, and Advocates to meet in person or over zoom.  The meeting will give participants time to share how they are feeling, ask questions of others, hear what others are doing and sharing, and perhaps learn some new ways to navigate current challenges.

Why:

This meeting started as a way to give people an opportunity to connect during the pandemic today. The goal remains the same today.  The pandemic ebbs and flows. The need to connect remains.  This is a hybrid event. This event will give participants a chance to talk over the phone, connect over zoom, or meet in person and share what is on our minds.  The floor will be open for people to talk about frustrations they have experienced, accomplishments, new things they’ve learned, and everything in between.

Who:

The event is geared toward consumers, members, and advocates from the Progress Center and broader disability community. All interested people are encouraged and welcome to join though.

When:

The event will be every Monday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where:

The event will be over Zoom and in person at 7521 Madison Street, Forest Park, Illinois 60130.  For the registration link, email garnold@progresscil.org

For questions and accommodation requests, send an email to garnold@progresscil.org

 

Feb
8
Wed
Progress Center Peer Support and Art Group– Second Wednesday each Month– 2 p.m.– 3:30 p.m. @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Feb 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Meeting of the Art and Peer Support Group in the Conference Room of Progress Center's Office in Forest Park
Meeting of the Art and Peer Support Group in the Conference Room of Progress Center’s Office in Forest Park

Join Progress Center’s Monthly Peer Support and Art Group.

This group is led by Board Member Susan Becker.

At the meetings, we spend time sharing what is on our minds, sharing artwork on which we have been working, and creating new artwork.  If you have a piece of art you would like to share, please feel free to bring it to the meeting to share over the zoom screen or share in person.  Or, send a picture of the art to the meeting organizer ahead of time.  Then, your art will be shared with others during the meeting. Send the artwork to this address:  garnold@progresscil.org.

There are two options to participate in the meetings. The group will meet in-person and over zoom.

Here is the meeting information:

Peer Support and Art: The Second Wednesday of every month from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

In-Person:  7521 Madison Street, Forest Park, Illinois   60130

Remote:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89450998584?pwd=cHpkblYyK0lBMTZLMmlCSXpWVDFpdz09

Meeting ID: 894 5099 8584
Passcode: 908112
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,89450998584# US (Chicago)
+13017158592,,89450998584# US (Washington)

For more information, and to request an accommodation, contact garnold@progresscil.org

Feb
13
Mon
Weekly Community Check-In- A Progress Center Peer Group — Mondays at 1 p.m. Central @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Feb 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Image of Advocate and Former Progress Center Board Member Speaking at Paratransit Town Hall Meeting
Image of Advocate and Former Progress Center Board Member Speaking at Paratransit Town Hall Meeting

What:

A weekly opportunity for Progress Center Consumers, Members, Supporters, Allies, and Advocates to meet in person or over zoom.  The meeting will give participants time to share how they are feeling, ask questions of others, hear what others are doing and sharing, and perhaps learn some new ways to navigate current challenges.

Why:

This meeting started as a way to give people an opportunity to connect during the pandemic today. The goal remains the same today.  The pandemic ebbs and flows. The need to connect remains.  This is a hybrid event. This event will give participants a chance to talk over the phone, connect over zoom, or meet in person and share what is on our minds.  The floor will be open for people to talk about frustrations they have experienced, accomplishments, new things they’ve learned, and everything in between.

Who:

The event is geared toward consumers, members, and advocates from the Progress Center and broader disability community. All interested people are encouraged and welcome to join though.

When:

The event will be every Monday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where:

The event will be over Zoom and in person at 7521 Madison Street, Forest Park, Illinois 60130.  For the registration link, email garnold@progresscil.org

For questions and accommodation requests, send an email to garnold@progresscil.org

 

Feb
20
Mon
Weekly Community Check-In- A Progress Center Peer Group — Mondays at 1 p.m. Central @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Image of Advocate and Former Progress Center Board Member Speaking at Paratransit Town Hall Meeting
Image of Advocate and Former Progress Center Board Member Speaking at Paratransit Town Hall Meeting

What:

A weekly opportunity for Progress Center Consumers, Members, Supporters, Allies, and Advocates to meet in person or over zoom.  The meeting will give participants time to share how they are feeling, ask questions of others, hear what others are doing and sharing, and perhaps learn some new ways to navigate current challenges.

Why:

This meeting started as a way to give people an opportunity to connect during the pandemic today. The goal remains the same today.  The pandemic ebbs and flows. The need to connect remains.  This is a hybrid event. This event will give participants a chance to talk over the phone, connect over zoom, or meet in person and share what is on our minds.  The floor will be open for people to talk about frustrations they have experienced, accomplishments, new things they’ve learned, and everything in between.

Who:

The event is geared toward consumers, members, and advocates from the Progress Center and broader disability community. All interested people are encouraged and welcome to join though.

When:

The event will be every Monday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where:

The event will be over Zoom and in person at 7521 Madison Street, Forest Park, Illinois 60130.  For the registration link, email garnold@progresscil.org

For questions and accommodation requests, send an email to garnold@progresscil.org

 

Feb
24
Fri
Home Services Peer Support Group– Friday, November 18, 2022 @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Progress Center invites you to a support group for people with disabilities who manage personal assistants.  This group will offer people with disabilities the chance to share the experiences, challenges, frustrations, and triumphs that come with managing a personal assistant and navigating healthcare.  This is for participants to build new networks and develop new strategies that may be helpful in the future.

The next meeting of this support group is:

The Final Friday of Every Month at 1 p.m.(This group will meet November 18 in November and will not meet in December)

Progress Center for Independent Living

7521 Madison Street

Forest Park, Illinois

 

This group meets once a month.  The group will be in person and over zoom.

The in-person spots are very limited.  Registration is required for the in-person spots. For more information, for a zoom link to joint via remote, and to request an accommodation or a language interpreter, contact Art Johnson at ajohnson@progresscil.org

Feb
27
Mon
Weekly Community Check-In- A Progress Center Peer Group — Mondays at 1 p.m. Central @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Image of Advocate and Former Progress Center Board Member Speaking at Paratransit Town Hall Meeting
Image of Advocate and Former Progress Center Board Member Speaking at Paratransit Town Hall Meeting

What:

A weekly opportunity for Progress Center Consumers, Members, Supporters, Allies, and Advocates to meet in person or over zoom.  The meeting will give participants time to share how they are feeling, ask questions of others, hear what others are doing and sharing, and perhaps learn some new ways to navigate current challenges.

Why:

This meeting started as a way to give people an opportunity to connect during the pandemic today. The goal remains the same today.  The pandemic ebbs and flows. The need to connect remains.  This is a hybrid event. This event will give participants a chance to talk over the phone, connect over zoom, or meet in person and share what is on our minds.  The floor will be open for people to talk about frustrations they have experienced, accomplishments, new things they’ve learned, and everything in between.

Who:

The event is geared toward consumers, members, and advocates from the Progress Center and broader disability community. All interested people are encouraged and welcome to join though.

When:

The event will be every Monday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where:

The event will be over Zoom and in person at 7521 Madison Street, Forest Park, Illinois 60130.  For the registration link, email garnold@progresscil.org

For questions and accommodation requests, send an email to garnold@progresscil.org

 

Mar
6
Mon
Weekly Community Check-In- A Progress Center Peer Group — Mondays at 1 p.m. Central @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Image of Advocate and Former Progress Center Board Member Speaking at Paratransit Town Hall Meeting
Image of Advocate and Former Progress Center Board Member Speaking at Paratransit Town Hall Meeting

What:

A weekly opportunity for Progress Center Consumers, Members, Supporters, Allies, and Advocates to meet in person or over zoom.  The meeting will give participants time to share how they are feeling, ask questions of others, hear what others are doing and sharing, and perhaps learn some new ways to navigate current challenges.

Why:

This meeting started as a way to give people an opportunity to connect during the pandemic today. The goal remains the same today.  The pandemic ebbs and flows. The need to connect remains.  This is a hybrid event. This event will give participants a chance to talk over the phone, connect over zoom, or meet in person and share what is on our minds.  The floor will be open for people to talk about frustrations they have experienced, accomplishments, new things they’ve learned, and everything in between.

Who:

The event is geared toward consumers, members, and advocates from the Progress Center and broader disability community. All interested people are encouraged and welcome to join though.

When:

The event will be every Monday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where:

The event will be over Zoom and in person at 7521 Madison Street, Forest Park, Illinois 60130.  For the registration link, email garnold@progresscil.org

For questions and accommodation requests, send an email to garnold@progresscil.org

 

Mar
8
Wed
Progress Center Peer Support and Art Group– Second Wednesday each Month– 2 p.m.– 3:30 p.m. @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Meeting of the Art and Peer Support Group in the Conference Room of Progress Center's Office in Forest Park
Meeting of the Art and Peer Support Group in the Conference Room of Progress Center’s Office in Forest Park

Join Progress Center’s Monthly Peer Support and Art Group.

This group is led by Board Member Susan Becker.

At the meetings, we spend time sharing what is on our minds, sharing artwork on which we have been working, and creating new artwork.  If you have a piece of art you would like to share, please feel free to bring it to the meeting to share over the zoom screen or share in person.  Or, send a picture of the art to the meeting organizer ahead of time.  Then, your art will be shared with others during the meeting. Send the artwork to this address:  garnold@progresscil.org.

There are two options to participate in the meetings. The group will meet in-person and over zoom.

Here is the meeting information:

Peer Support and Art: The Second Wednesday of every month from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

In-Person:  7521 Madison Street, Forest Park, Illinois   60130

Remote:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89450998584?pwd=cHpkblYyK0lBMTZLMmlCSXpWVDFpdz09

Meeting ID: 894 5099 8584
Passcode: 908112
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,89450998584# US (Chicago)
+13017158592,,89450998584# US (Washington)

For more information, and to request an accommodation, contact garnold@progresscil.org

Mar
13
Mon
Weekly Community Check-In- A Progress Center Peer Group — Mondays at 1 p.m. Central @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Mar 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Image of Advocate and Former Progress Center Board Member Speaking at Paratransit Town Hall Meeting
Image of Advocate and Former Progress Center Board Member Speaking at Paratransit Town Hall Meeting

What:

A weekly opportunity for Progress Center Consumers, Members, Supporters, Allies, and Advocates to meet in person or over zoom.  The meeting will give participants time to share how they are feeling, ask questions of others, hear what others are doing and sharing, and perhaps learn some new ways to navigate current challenges.

Why:

This meeting started as a way to give people an opportunity to connect during the pandemic today. The goal remains the same today.  The pandemic ebbs and flows. The need to connect remains.  This is a hybrid event. This event will give participants a chance to talk over the phone, connect over zoom, or meet in person and share what is on our minds.  The floor will be open for people to talk about frustrations they have experienced, accomplishments, new things they’ve learned, and everything in between.

Who:

The event is geared toward consumers, members, and advocates from the Progress Center and broader disability community. All interested people are encouraged and welcome to join though.

When:

The event will be every Monday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where:

The event will be over Zoom and in person at 7521 Madison Street, Forest Park, Illinois 60130.  For the registration link, email garnold@progresscil.org

For questions and accommodation requests, send an email to garnold@progresscil.org

 

Mar
20
Mon
Weekly Community Check-In- A Progress Center Peer Group — Mondays at 1 p.m. Central @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Mar 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Image of Advocate and Former Progress Center Board Member Speaking at Paratransit Town Hall Meeting
Image of Advocate and Former Progress Center Board Member Speaking at Paratransit Town Hall Meeting

What:

A weekly opportunity for Progress Center Consumers, Members, Supporters, Allies, and Advocates to meet in person or over zoom.  The meeting will give participants time to share how they are feeling, ask questions of others, hear what others are doing and sharing, and perhaps learn some new ways to navigate current challenges.

Why:

This meeting started as a way to give people an opportunity to connect during the pandemic today. The goal remains the same today.  The pandemic ebbs and flows. The need to connect remains.  This is a hybrid event. This event will give participants a chance to talk over the phone, connect over zoom, or meet in person and share what is on our minds.  The floor will be open for people to talk about frustrations they have experienced, accomplishments, new things they’ve learned, and everything in between.

Who:

The event is geared toward consumers, members, and advocates from the Progress Center and broader disability community. All interested people are encouraged and welcome to join though.

When:

The event will be every Monday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where:

The event will be over Zoom and in person at 7521 Madison Street, Forest Park, Illinois 60130.  For the registration link, email garnold@progresscil.org

For questions and accommodation requests, send an email to garnold@progresscil.org