Instituto del Progreso Latino (Instituto) is committed to contributing 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 (website.)
PROJECTS & MEDIA COVERAGE
During spring 2009, Thinkinc. created an awareness program for Instituto entitled Latinas On The Rise to raise the profile of the organization’s work with at-risk women in its community. The program, held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, raised the profile of the organization and engaged numerous stakeholders, leading to increased funding and partnerships.
- Lawndale Bilingual News | May 14, 2009: The State of Single Motherhood/Madres Solteras (link no longer available)
- Medill Reports | April 29, 2009: Latino advocates urge community leaders to support Chicago’s Latina women