News — Updates in the Progress Center and Disability Community

March 28- 2018 — “Advocacy is my passion.”  — An Interview with Progress Center for Independent Living Board Member Linda Marek. Click this link to read the story:  Click Story Link Here

March 20, 2018 —  Progress Center staff voice concerns to Senator Durbin.  A story from the Forest Park Review about a visit to Progress Center for Independent Living by Senator Richard Durbin.

March 19, 2018 —  Looking for Research Participants — The University of Illinois at Chicago is conducting a study to identify and address disparities facing people with disabilities.  The University hopes to identify 50 people with disabilities to participate in the study.  In order to qualify, applicants must be: a person with disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act; between the ages of 18 and 59; have lived in a nursing home or institutions; by close to ready to transition out of the nursing home, or have already transitioned out of the nursing home.  If you are interested, contact the research team at 312-996-9655. Mention the ADA Study. 2018-Olmstead Interviews – UIC Project — Flyer Olmstead Interviews 2017 STAMPED

March 6, 2018 — Forest Park’s Little Big Man.  A story from the Forest Park Review about Progress Center’s Program Director.

February, 2018— Statement from Progress Center for Independent Living on HR 620– Click Here for Statement