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"Race"ing White Instructors: Beyond the Black-White Binary
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on January 09, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryStories from the FieldcategoryAdvocacy

Edith Gnanadass of the University of Memphis responds to Stephen D. Brookfield’s article “Why White Instructors Should Explore Their White Racial Identity.”


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Why White Instructors Should Explore Their White Racial Identity
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on January 02, 2020 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryStories from the FieldcategoryAdvocacy

Today we are highlighting an excerpt of the article “Why White Instructors Should Explore Their White Racial Identity,” by Stephen D. Brookfield, of the University of St. Thomas. 


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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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Literacy Education: Beaufort County’s United Front
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on December 12, 2019 in categoryStories from the FieldcategoryNewscategoryAdvocacy

In Beaufort County, North Carolina, there is a literacy education movement making headlines for shedding light on the importance of adult, child, and health literacy in their community. 


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Veterans Advocate for Parent Education and Literacy
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on November 13, 2019 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryStories from the FieldcategoryAdvocacy

 

Tom Sticht, retired International Consultant in Adult Education, shared his experiences with National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL) Board of Directors member Wally “Famous” Amos. The cookie connoisseur speaks to the importance of family literacy and his concern for the intergenerational effects of an adult’s literacy on their children’s literacy.


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