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In Philadelphia, Adult Education and Workforce Development Beat the Odds
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on August 02, 2021 in categoryNews

Something practically unheard of happened in Philadelphia recently: the city reinstated its adult education initiatives after the mayor’s office closed the Office of Adult Education and eliminated funding in 2020. 

 


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How Your Everyday Purchases Add Up for ProLiteracy
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on July 22, 2021 in categoryNews


Head out to your favorite restaurant. Buy those new running shoes you’ve been eying. Treat yourself at the coffee shop. Go to a movie. Donating to ProLiteracy has never been more fun. 


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International Membership Brings the World of Adult Literacy to Program in Tasmania, Australia
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on June 04, 2021 in categoryStories from the FieldcategoryNews

Almost exactly one year ago, ProLiteracy expanded its membership options to include International membership. One month later, Libraries Tasmania, from Tasmania, Australia, became the first International member program.  


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How COVID-19 Led to a Deeper Conversation About Health Literacy
Posted by Daniel Davis on June 03, 2021 in categoryNews

Americans overwhelmingly turned to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last year for guidance on how to navigate their way through the COVID-19 pandemicBut many found they were unable to understand the complex vocabulary and instructions included in the CDC coronavirus safety measures. 


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A Snapshot of Literacy Worldwide
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on May 04, 2021 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryNews

Low literacy is a global crisis. We often hear about the how increasing literacy rates in the U.S. would impact our economy, health care system, and communities, but what impact would improving literacy on a worldwide scale have? 


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