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Bolivia’s Road to Literacy
Posted by Katie Davis on July 20, 2017 in categoryStories from the Field
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In 2006, Bolivia elected President Evo Morales. From the start, Morales was focused on the low-literacy problem in his country and prioritized educating Bolivia’s citizens. He began by implementing the “Yes, I can” campaign for adult literacy.


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The 22nd Year of ProLiteracy's National Book Fund

 

ProLiteracy just completed its 22nd year of the National Book Fund, a donation-supported effort that supplies educational materials and resources to local adult literacy providers across the country. 


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Member Spotlight: A Homerun for Washington Literacy Center

 

Among the three charities supported by the 2017 Congressional Baseball Game is the Washington Literacy Center (WLC), a ProLiteracy member for over 15 years, and the focus of this member spotlight. 


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Ruth Colvin Recaps Her Literacy Journeys Around the World
Posted by Lara Pimentel on June 22, 2017 in categoryStories from the Field
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Recently, the ProLiteracy Book Club read Off the Beaten Path, by Ruth Colvin. As the founder of Literacy Volunteers of America and co-founder of ProLiteracy, Ruth wrote this book to share the stories of her travels and her literacy work in nine countries. 


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Student Stories: It’s Never Too Late to Earn a GED®

When we hear about adult learners who are succeeding in their efforts to gain basic literacy skills, we want to share their stories with you. Today, we are sharing the stories of two men featured in their local news for their achievements. Crisanto Luna is a man in his 90s who reached for his dreams, and Marco Johnson is a janitor who found support and success from a middle school. 


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