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Our mission is to contribute to the fullest development of Latino immigrants and their families through education, training and employment that fosters full participation in the changing United States society while preserving cultural identity and dignity. 
 
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Founder of Employment Law firm Donates $100,000 Towards Chicago's Migrant Crisis Featured Photo

Founder of Employment Law firm Donates $100,000 Towards Chicago's Migrant Crisis

"The founder of a law firm in Chicago is providing $100,000 to an organization on the Lower West Side that helps immigrants in one of the first large-scale monetary donations toward the migrant crisis.

Instituto del Progreso Latino, a decades-old nonprofit organization that provides education, training and employment resources to Latino communities, received the donation from David Fish, founder of the law firm Fish Potter Bolaños, P.C. The funds will support the organization’s Asylum Migrant Outreach Response, called Project AMOR."
Instituto Hosts Family Reunification Ceremony Featured Photo

Instituto Hosts Family Reunification Ceremony

We're delighted to share that Casa Celaya USA , in collaboration with DIF Juventino Rosas, recently facilitated the reunion of 11 elderly individuals with their families through a family reunification program at Instituto del Progreso Latino.
Instituto is Partnering with Green Star Movement! Featured Photo

Instituto is Partnering with Green Star Movement!

IJLA students and team will co design and create a mosaic mural on the south side of our building facing Blue Island. Thanks to Kamelia Hristeva, Founder and CEO of the Green Star Movement and Program Director, Jordan Taggart for this grant and for this beautiful opportunity.

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