Digital Financial Literacy 
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on October 19, 2022 in categoryFacts & Research

Financial technology has become a part of daily life and understanding how to use it can improve a person’s overall well-being. But adults who lack digital literacy are unable to properly use financial technology tools like online banking and mobile payments. This prevents them from fully taking control of their finances. 

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Why I Give Donor Spotlight: ProLiteracy Employee Terrie Lipke
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on October 13, 2022 in categoryNew Readers PresscategoryAdvocacy

In this new blog series, we interview some of our wonderful supporters about why they give to the adult literacy and education cause. We’re kicking off the series talking to Terrie Lipke, editorial director for ProLiteracy’s publishing division New Readers Press. 

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“It’s a Different World”: Language Ideologies, Literacies, and College Readiness 
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on October 12, 2022 in categoryFacts & Research

The number of linguistically diverse students in our school systems is continually increasing, yet the teaching force remains predominately monolingual. Authors of the research article “‘It’s a Different World’: Language Ideologies, Literacies, and College Readiness” point out that this discrepancy shapes teachers’ perceptions of what they believe a linguistically diverse student needs to become college ready. 

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Perspective: Could a New Name Help Our Field? 
Posted by David Rosen on September 28, 2022 in categoryNews

Do you work for, volunteer, or learn in an education program that has Adult Literacy in its name? How about Adult Basic Education (ABE)Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE), or just Adult Education? If those or other names work for you, no problem. This article’s purpose is not to persuade you to change the name of your program; however, there is a problem with the name of our field as a whole.  

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ProLiteracy’s Big Announcement for International Literacy Day! 
Posted by Christelle Marpaud on September 08, 2022 in categoryStories from the Field

We are so excited that today, on International Literacy Day, we can announce that through the Write Her Future initiative, Lancôme is sponsoring our work in the country of Panama to educate Guna women! 

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