After World War II, African Americans throughout the US and especially in the south were denied their rights to vote and to an equal education...Read More
Founded in 1948 as a center for education, voter registration and civil rights on Johns Island, today’s Progressive Club is an ongoing effort by a diverse group of Islanders to re-establish the Progressive Club as the center of history and hope on Johns Island. (Photo: © Thomas Nebbia/National Geographic Creative)Donate Today
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Esau Jenkins founded the original Progressive Club in 1948 on Johns Island . . .
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Voter Registration Thursday, September 21 and Saturday, September 30 from 11 am – 1 pm at John’s Island Regional Library. Drop by to register and receive a government-issued and approved voter ID on-site. Berkeley Electric is in the process of moving electric power lines that were installed across the roofline after Hurricane Hugo damaged the Progressive […]Read More
Watch Night Watch Night Celebrations were held in January across the Low Country in the long tradition of the Gullah Geechee Community to celebrate the Emancipation Proclamation. https://vimeo.com/223195703?ref=em-shareRead More