ProLiteracy released the sixth issue of its peer-reviewed research journal, Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy (ALE). Read More
ProLiteracy has awarded $130,184 in grants to adult literacy programs nationwide this year. The National Book Fund®, now in its 26th year, has distributed more than 1,900 grant awards totaling more than $3 million worth of materials to adult literacy organizations across the United States. Read More
ProLiteracy will host their biennial conference on Adult Education in San Antonio, Texas, September 20-22. Read More
The U.S. adult education field is now focusing more directly on the question of how to respond to the social justice issues adult learners, their families and their communities are facing. Read More
To contribute to this important dialogue, ProLiteracy the largest adult literacy and basic education membership organization in the U.S., is publishing A Different Way: Reorienting Adult Education toward Democracy and Social Justice, a white paper written by adult educator Paul Jurmo, Ed.D. The document outlines strategies used by educators to help learners mitigate the impacts of social injustices, navigate around those impacts, eliminate unjust policies and social practices, and create alternative ways to support human rights.
Lancôme Mexico is expanding its partnership with international adult literacy nonprofit, ProLiteracy. The expanded partnership will add a women’s literacy program in two additional rural communities in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico, as part of the global Write Her Future initiative. Write Her Future is Lancôme’s global commitment to combat illiteracy among the nearly 516 million women with low literacy and give a voice to this universal cause.