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The Connection between Low Literacy and Dementia
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on December 31, 2019 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryNewscategoryAdvocacy

According to a recent study from Columbia University, there are connections between low literacy and dementia in older adults.


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Literacy Education: Beaufort County’s United Front
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on December 12, 2019 in categoryStories from the FieldcategoryNewscategoryAdvocacy

In Beaufort County, North Carolina, there is a literacy education movement making headlines for shedding light on the importance of adult, child, and health literacy in their community. 


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A Big Day for ProLiteracy
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on November 21, 2019 in categoryCEO DeskcategoryNewscategoryAdvocacy


ProLiteracy has been announced as the Tier 2 winner of the Barbara Bush Adult Literacy XPRIZE Communities Competition presented by Dollar General Literacy Foundation. 


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Lancôme and ProLiteracy Partner to Increase Women’s Literacy Skills
Lancôme and ProLiteracy Partner to Increase Women’s Literacy Skills

Lancôme USA has partnered with ProLiteracy to combat low literacy among women in the United States through its philanthropic initiative, Write Her Future. To achieve this, together we launched the Write Her Future Institute, a program to increase literacy rates among women and raise awareness of this 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, Lancôme USA has the power to transform the lives of thousands of women over a three-year period to increase their literacy levels and give them the opportunity to improve their lives and those of their families.


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Library of Congress Chooses ProLiteracy as Its 2019 David M. Rubenstein Prize Winner
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on August 29, 2019 in categoryCEO DeskcategoryNewscategoryAdvocacy
ProLiteracy has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 David M. Rubenstein Prize of the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program.

ProLiteracy has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 David M. Rubenstein Prize of the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program.

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