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PPE Supplies and Covid-19 Services Available at Progress Center

  Progress Center has personal protective equipment supplies available at no cost. Progress Center can also assist with Covid-19 Vaccine Scheduling or Covid-19 Test Scheduling. Personal Protective Equipment:  Progress Center has supplies of PPE available for people with disabilities and personal assistants.  Progress Center will assemble a package and send the package to you in…

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The Larry Biondi Fellowship for Radical Thought & Action

The Larry Biondi Fellowship for Radical Thought & Action The Larry Biondi Fellowship proposes to elevate advocates with any range of experiences and interests as long as they further the legacy of Larry Biondi through radical engagement in disability rights.  This engagement may appear in the form of community outreach, policy development, direct action, technical…

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Progress Center call support with In-Home Vaccination Appointments for Covid-19

In Home Vaccination — Booster and 1st and 2nd Dose Vaccinations The Cook County Department of Public Health continues to schedule appointments for in-home vaccines. This service is available to seniors and people with disabilities who are unable to travel to a vaccination site. To schedule an appointment, call the number 833-308-1988 (hours are Hotline hours…

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Progress Center and the community mourn a heartbreaking loss

Progress Center mourns Larry Biondi Progress Center is devastated by the loss of Larry Biondi.  Larry died on the afternoon of June 28.  The organization’s longest serving employee, Larry worked at Progress Center for 28 years. As the Advocacy Manager, Larry led the Progress Center Community Organizers, and he organized and implemented strategies to improve…

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New Cook County Renter Rights and Protections Take Effect June 1

New Cook County Renter Rights & Protections Take Effect June 1 Ordinance extends protections to more than 200,000 renters CHICAGO – On June 1, 2021, all provisions of the Cook County Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance (RTLO) will go into effect. The ordinance extends housing protections to renters and landlords in more than 245,000 suburban households.…

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KN95 Supplies Available at Progress Center

KN95 Masks Available Progress Center has large supplies of K95 Masks. These supplies are available to community organizations in Suburban Cook County and the surrounding areas.  Masks are available at no cost.  Organizations and groups in need of masks will be asked to pick up the supplies at the Progress Center office in Forest Park,…

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Local Covid – 19 Vaccination Clinics — May 22 – May 24, 2021

There will be a series of local Covid-19 Vaccinations Clinic over the next several days.  These clinics will be in the west and the south suburbs.  Below are information and flyers. If you have questions, please contact Progress Center at 708-209-1500. Saturday, May 22, 2021, Chicago Heights, Illinois. COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic. Pfizer Vaccine. Saturday, May…

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