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Why a Dairy Company Invested in English Language Learning Software
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on January 05, 2021 in categoryStudent Stories categoryStories from the FieldcategoryNews

At Byrne Dairy’s Syracuse Cold Storage facility, in Syracuse, New York, managers were having a difficult time effectively communicating with non-English speaking employees. While the company provides important information and trainings in both English and Spanish, it wanted to give its employees the opportunity to overcome these language barriers to do more. 


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Engaging Technology
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on December 10, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryStories from the FieldcategoryMember Tips

ProLiteracy is pleased to highlight “Engaging Technology,” by David J. Rosen, Newsome Associates. 


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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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