Blog

How Two Women Changed Adult Literacy in Maine Forever
How Two Women Changed Adult Literacy in Maine Forever

The summer following their initial visit to LVA, Agnes and Sister Mary took what they learned during their training and from the “each one teach one” philosophy and traveled an estimated total of 2,500 miles to speak at various church groups across the state of Maine. The pair educated communities about low literacy among adults and informed them how important it is to volunteer at adult literacy programs. This eventually lead to the start of Literacy Volunteers of Bangor.



Read More


Lancôme and ProLiteracy Partner to Increase Women’s Literacy Skills
Lancôme and ProLiteracy Partner to Increase Women’s Literacy Skills

Lancôme USA has partnered with ProLiteracy to combat low literacy among women in the United States through its philanthropic initiative, Write Her Future. To achieve this, together we launched the Write Her Future Institute, a program to increase literacy rates among women and raise awareness of this critical issue of low adult literacy that affects 43 million adults in the United States, two-thirds of whom are women. By partnering with ProLiteracy, Lancôme USA has the power to transform the lives of thousands of women over a three-year period to increase their literacy levels and give them the opportunity to improve their lives and those of their families.


Read More


Celebrating Women on International Literacy Day
Celebrating Women on International Literacy Day

Literacy empowers women everywhere to support themselves so they can get out of domestic violence, help their children, earn a diploma and get a job, and sustain a quality life. While we celebrate the many achievements of thousands of women, we want to share a new and exciting opportunity with programs and their learners nationwide.



Read More


Multigenerational Effects of Adult Education on Family Learning
Joyce Hartman



A growing body of research on early childhood education (ECE) preschool programs that have been studied longitudinally for some half a century suggests that, to a very large extent, the long-term success of these programs can be attributed to the adult education received by the parents of the preschool children


Read More


Interning at ProLiteracy 2019: My Experience, What I Did, What I Learned, and What I’m Taking Away
Posted by Brody on August 22, 2019 in categoryStories from the Field
Interning at ProLiteracy 2019: My Experience, What I Did, What I Learned, and What I’m Taking Away

This summer I was fortunate enough to start my first internship ever, at ProLiteracy Worldwide! Words can't describe how thankful I am for everyone at ProLiteracy for welcoming me into their team for this summer with open arms. At first, I was nervous because coming out of my freshman year of college I realized it’s time to start growing up, but then I soon realized ProLiteracy is such a great place to work and I shouldn't be scared at all.

Read More


1 ... 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 ... 34

Categories

Related Posts

Subscribe to our Blog

Never miss a blog post! Sign up to receive daily, weekly, or monthly email blog notifications.

Sign Up

RSS

See the Latest Research





Research - White Paper

Research proves the correlation between obtaining literacy skills and the return on investment related to improving an adult’s life and future.

Learn More