In the wake of an unprecedented worldwide crisis with COVID-19, schools around the globe are shifting to online learning in an effort to slow the spread of the disease, but children are not the only people affected by school closings. Read More
ProLiteracy and Pearson, founding partner of Project Literacy, joined forces to create Workforce Atlas, a revolutionary new online career pathways platform designed exclusively with the adult learner in mind, to help address our country’s workforce challenges. Workforce Atlas is an engaging, intuitive, and learner-friendly platform that adults can use to assess their literacy, numeracy, and career skills. The multifaceted online platform is a comprehensive resource intended to “show” rather than “tell” adults about career recommendations suitable for them. Read More
ProLiteracy has been named a Tier 2 winner in the Barbara Bush Adult Literacy XPRIZE Communities Competition presented by Dollar General Literacy Foundation, a national competition challenging communities and organizations across the country to empower adults with low literacy skills through free and effective mobile learning tools. ProLiteracy, headquartered in Syracuse, New York, has been named a Tier 2 winner, and awarded $100,000. Read More
Luxury brand Lancôme is proud to announce the launch of the Write Her Future Institute, a program to increase low literacy rates among women and raise awareness of the critical issue of low adult literacy that affects 43 million adults in the United States, two-thirds of whom are women. By partnering with ProLiteracy, an international adult literacy nonprofit, Lancôme has the power to transform the lives of thousands of women over a 3-year period by increasing their literacy levels and giving them the opportunity to improve their lives and those of their families.
ProLiteracy, the largest adult literacy and basic education membership organization in the United States, has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 David M. Rubenstein Prize of the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program.