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A Special Message to Adult Literacy Volunteers from ProLiteracy’s Co-Founder, Ruth Colvin
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on May 05, 2020 in categoryWomen's EmpowermentcategoryAdvocacycategoryMember Tips

Ruth Colvin, founder of Literacy Volunteers of America and co-founder of ProLiteracy shares some encouraging words.


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National Book Fund: Yolanda's Journey
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on March 19, 2020 in categoryStudent Stories categoryWomen's Empowerment

For 25 years the National Book Fund has provided materials for adult learners that have improved lives. Yolanda, of the Caroline House, Inc., shares how the materials provided through the National Book Fund bettered the lives of herself, her classmates, and their children.


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Laubach Way to Reading: Arabic
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on March 09, 2020 in categoryNew Readers PresscategoryWomen's Empowerment

ProLiteracy and New Readers Press are proud to announce that Laubach Way to Reading has been translated into Arabic, the first language of many. Funded through the Dr. Robert S. Laubach Publishing & Innovation Fund, Laubach Way to Reading Arabic will be a powerful tool that will tackle low literacy in the Arab world.


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Astronaut's Adult Literacy Dream
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on March 08, 2020 in categoryWomen's EmpowermentcategoryNews

In a recent interview with Teen Vogue, astronaut Christina Koch revealed her passion for science, reading, and adult literacy.


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Happy Birthday Ruth Colvin
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on December 16, 2019 in categoryStories from the FieldcategoryWomen's EmpowermentcategoryAdvocacy

Today, we celebrate Ruth’s 103rd birthday!

At ProLiteracy we are grateful for the work of Ruth and the late Dr. Robert Laubach to innovate adult literacy education learning, content, and programming. For more than 60 years, ProLiteracy and its founding organizations have worked to empower and create options for low-level learners by building the capabilities of the literacy service providers who assist them.

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