Who we are

Pragati of Dayton is a charitable, non-profit organization dedicated to promote social, cultural, religious, educational and welfare activities of Bengalis in the greater Dayton area. Our goal is to sustain and perpetuate the Bengali heritage and culture and to foster the spirit of friendship between its member, local community and various cultural groups. Every year Pragati organizes a number of cultural events and participates in different cultural events organized by other organization and communities. Pragati actively participates in the Tri-State Durga Puja and hosts the Durga Puja once in every six years.