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Important Information about the Citizenship Test
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on February 26, 2021 in categoryNewscategoryAdvocacy

On Monday, February 22, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it plans to revert to the 2008 version of the citizenship civics test effective March 1, 2021. 


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Estudiante de la iniciativa Write Her Future en México constata que con la alfabetización, muchas cosas son posibles

En septiembre de 2020, ProLiteracy y Lancôme se propusieron identificar a mujeres de regiones de alta marginación en México y buscar su empoderamiento a través de un programa educativo bajo el marco de la iniciativa Write Her Future. 

In September 2020, ProLiteracy and Lancôme Mexico set out to reach women in marginalized regions of Mexico and empower them with education through the Write Her Future initiative 


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Examining the Impact of Workplace Literacy Programs on the Structure of Social Networks: A Study of Low-Income Somali Refugee Workers
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on February 24, 2021 in categoryFacts & Research

In the most recent issue of our research journal, Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy, Angela U. Nwude and Anna Zajicek, of the University of Arkansas wrote the article “Examining the Impact of Workplace Literacy Programs on the Structure of Social Networks: A Study of Low-Income Somali Refugee Workers.” In it, they look at how workplace literacy programs allowed Somali refugees to build stronger ties with co-workers, positively impacting their social networks.  


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Our View: How Literacy Can Impact the Future
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on February 23, 2021 in categoryNewscategoryDiversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At ProLiteracy, we believe that literacy is a means to equity. When an adult increases their literacy skills, they can take advantage of opportunities previously unavailable to them.


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In Cambodia, Our Partner Program Preserves a Language
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on February 18, 2021 in categoryStories from the FieldcategoryNewscategoryAdvocacy

The United Nations says the 6,000 spoken languages spoken around the world are of immense importance to the planet and its people. Yet, it is estimated that 43 percent of those languages are in danger of dying out. 


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