ProLiteracy’s International Fight for Women’s Education and Literacy

ProLiteracy just concluded a health literacy pilot that integrated health education into basic literacy instruction designed specifically to address unique needs and strengths of women in under-developed communities in Liberia, South Africa, and Rwanda. 

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An Interview with Sarah Kith, Diversity and Inclusion Advisor of the Library of Congress
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on November 13, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryStories from the FieldcategoryMember Tips

Lara Pimentel, senior director of Development at ProLiteracy, interviews Sarah Kith, diversity and inclusion advisor at the Library of Congress, to further understand, explore, and advance efforts around diversity, inclusion, equity, and equality in the workplace.

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3 Ways to Support Vulnerable Women with Low Skills

Women with low literacy skills are at risk in finances or health. Exclusion from literacy could limit their independence, and we have an ethical responsibility to protect women, particularly those living with violence. Learn three ways to support vulnerable women with low skills.

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Contextualizing Adult Education: Learning from Six Decades of Experience and Research

ProLiteracy has created a series of research briefs on adult literacy and education. Written by scholars who have demonstrated expertise on specific topics, ProLiteracy Research Briefs were developed to help adult literacy practitioners understand ideas that have emerged from research.

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The Women Writing their own Futures: Guilda’s Story
Write Her Future Institute, Guilda Castro
These are the words of Guilda Castro:
Hi my name is Guilda Castro a 45 years old Ecuatorian housewife living in the U.S for the last 4 years with my 3 boys and husband and I working at a school cleaning and disinfecting the rooms due to the quarantine, I love my job because…

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