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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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A Portrait of the Adult Learner: Pluralistic Interpretations of Literacy Learning Outcomes Over the Years
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on February 17, 2021 in categoryFacts & Research

Today, we are calling attention to “A Portrait of the Adult Learner: Pluralistic Interpretations of Literacy Learning Outcomes Over the Years,” written by Maurice Taylor and David Trumpower, of the University of Ottawa. This research article is published in our journal Adult Literacy Education: The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy. 


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Black History Month: A Free Lesson on Frederick Douglass
Posted by Laura McLoughlin on February 15, 2021 in categoryMember TipscategoryDiversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We want to help you bring Black history into your classroom by sharing a lesson about Frederick Douglass from the New Readers Press supplemental reading series American Lives.  


 


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