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An Interview with an Adult Literacy Author Part 1


In celebration of the 50th anniversary of New Readers Press, we interviewed one of its early authors, Martha (Marti) Lane, to learn about her roots in adult basic education and English for speakers of other languages (ESOL), and her work with the publishing division and its founders.

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When Literacy Helps New US Citizens Achieve Their Dreams
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on September 22, 2017 in categoryStudent Stories categoryWomen's Empowerment


When we hear about adult learners who are succeeding in their efforts to gain basic literacy skills, we want to share their stories with you. Today, we are sharing the stories of individuals who passed their citizenship exams.

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Our Literacy Adventures in Africa
Posted by Michele Diecuch on September 20, 2017 in categoryStories from the FieldcategoryWomen's Empowerment


Two ProLiteracy staff members recently returned from a two-week trip to Africa visiting our partnering literacy programs in Kenya and South Africa. Michele Diecuch, director of programs, and Alesha Anderson, a senior program officer for ProLiteracy’s international work, share details from their trip below:

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Romance Writers Raise Over $1 Million for Adult Literacy

The organization recently held its annual book-signing event, Readers for Life Literacy Autographing, in Orlando, Florida, where hundreds of romance authors met and signed books for fans.


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Ruth Colvin Recaps Her Literacy Journeys Around the World
Posted by Lara Pimentel on June 22, 2017 in categoryStories from the FieldcategoryWomen's Empowerment

 

Recently, the ProLiteracy Book Club read Off the Beaten Path, by Ruth Colvin. As the founder of Literacy Volunteers of America and co-founder of ProLiteracy, Ruth wrote this book to share the stories of her travels and her literacy work in nine countries. 


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