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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.

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Former NFL Player Finds Happiness by Giving Literacy
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on August 20, 2019 in categoryStories from the FieldcategoryAdvocacy
Former NFL Player, Ryan Leaf, Finds Happiness by Giving Literacy

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf, changes lives every day. Leaf entered the NFL as the No. 2 draft pick behind No. 1 Payton Manning 19 years ago. His rookie season with the San Diego Chargers was subpar, and he spent his NFL career bouncing around from one team to another. After just four years in the league, his career unraveled, leading to a downward spiral of events for him.

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New Rules to Stir Up Fear and Concern for Immigrants
Posted by Michele Diecuch on August 16, 2019 in categoryCEO DeskcategoryNewscategoryAdvocacy
New Rules to Stir Up Fear and Concern for Immigrants

The final regulations regarding “public charge” and immigration have been released by the Department of Homeland Security. These regulations stiffen the existing provisions regarding both income and the use of public services for prospective immigrants. While the existing regulations provide an understandable parameter for limiting immigration, the new regulations set much higher limits and will likely keep even existing legal immigrants from seeking any subsidized services.


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The CrowdED Learning Solution
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on August 14, 2019 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacycategoryMember Tips
The CrowdED Learning Solution

Finding high quality, free or open education resource teaching and learning resources on the Internet is a common challenge for adult basic skills (including ESOL/ESL) teachers. Finding high quality, free or open education resource teaching and learning resources on the Internet is a common challenge for adult basic skills (including ESOL/ESL) teachers.

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What It Means to Be an Adult Literacy Tutor
What It Means to Be an Adult Literacy Tutor

Kara is an adult literacy tutor at Seeds of Literacy in Cleveland, Ohio, an organization that provides personalized education to empower adults to succeed in their communities. There are over 250 tutors like Kara who currently serve over 900 active students and who help with basic education; GED®, TASC, and HiSET preparation; one-to-one tutoring; unique and digital curriculums, and more.


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