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Shakira Wins the World Literacy Foundation’s 2020 Global Literacy Award
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on April 28, 2020 in categoryNewscategoryAdvocacy

Shakira, a Colombian singer-songwriter, record producer, dancer, actress, and philanthropist, was awarded with the World Literacy Foundation’s 2020 Global Literacy Award for her contributions to literacy around the world.


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Beyond Neoliberalism in Adult Literacy Education: Review of the New Special Issue of ProLiteracy’s Research Journal
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on April 23, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacy

 

Tom Sticht, International Consultant in Adult Education (Ret.) shared some insightful thoughts on the new special issue of Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy in “Beyond Neoliberalism in Adult Literacy Education.”

 


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Take Action: Federal Stimulus to Support Adult Education
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on March 23, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryCEO DeskcategoryNewscategoryAdvocacy

Congress is working diligently on a federal stimulus package to assist Americans during this difficult time. ProLiteracy is concerned about the many ways in which the COVID-19 crisis is impacting adult literacy programs, instructors, and learners. We want to make you aware of actions and resources.

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Sandi Toksvig Leaves The Great British Bake Off for Adult Literacy
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on March 03, 2020 in categoryAdvocacy


 

Sandi Toksvig, host of The Great British Bake Off, recently announced her decision to leave the popular program to focus on adult literacy.


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What Will You Do to Support Adult Literacy?
Posted by Michele Diecuch on February 27, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryNewscategoryAdvocacy



Recently, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders talked about the widespread literacy programs that were started in the late 1950s in Cuba. ProLiteracy asks the question, “what is your commitment to solving the growing adult literacy crisis in the United States?”


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