ProLiteracy Announces Partnership with BenchPrep to Impact Adult Literacy
Posted on March 01, 2018

ProLiteracy, the largest adult literacy and basic education nonprofit organization in the nation, has partnered with BenchPrep, the comprehensive learner success platform that puts the learning experience first, to help increase adult literacy.

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ProLiteracy Earns 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator
Posted on September 18, 2017

The coveted 4-star rating puts it in a very select group of high-performing charities,” according to Michael Thatcher, president & CEO of Charity Navigator. “Out of the thousands of nonprofits Charity Navigator evaluates, only one out of four earns 4 stars — a rating that demands rigor, responsibility and commitment to openness. ProLiteracy’s supporters should feel much more confident that their hard-earned dollars are being used efficiently and responsibly when it acquires such a high rating.

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Semifinalists of the Adult Literacy XPRIZE Competition to Be Featured at the 2017 ProLiteracy Conference on Adult Literacy
Posted on July 28, 2017

The semifinalists for the Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE presented by Dollar General Literacy Foundation will be featured at the 2017 ProLiteracy Conference on Adult Literacy in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The competitors will have an opportunity to promote and present their innovative mobile applications to adult literacy professionals at an “Appy Hour” event on Friday, September 29, from 5–6 p.m. at the Radisson Blu Mall of America.

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Romance Writers of America Receives President’s Award for Support of Adult Literacy
Posted on June 26, 2017

Romance Writers of America Receives President’s Award for Support of Adult Literacy through ProLiteracy

At the "Readers for Life" Literacy Autographing, hundreds of romance authors meet with and sign books for fans, with the proceeds from book sales going to ProLiteracy and local literacy programs. Romance Writers of America has raised more than $1 million in total donations since 1990.

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ProLiteracy Launches Nationwide Campaign to Protest President’s Proposed Budget Cuts to Adult Education
Posted on May 30, 2017

President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget proposal includes dramatic cuts to adult education funding and the complete elimination of many vital federal programs that support adult literacy, workforce development, and human services. The scope of the cuts to The Department of Education is significant, with an overall cut of $9 billion (13%), including a $95 million cut (16%) to Adult Education and Family Literacy state grants.

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