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Celebrating a Literacy Legacy
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on June 14, 2017 in categoryStories from the FieldcategoryNews
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On December 16, 2016, one of ProLiteracy’s co-founders, and the founder of Literacy Volunteers of America (LVA), celebrated her 100th birthday. To mark this milestone birthday, all she wished for was for all adult learners to be able to gain access to the best-trained tutors so that they can improve their literacy skills and live a quality life. 
She is no ordinary woman. She is Ruth Colvin, a legacy.


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Letters for Literacy: Raise Awareness for Adult Basic Education with Your Words
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on June 12, 2017 in categoryNewscategoryAdvocacy
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How would you stand up for something you believe in? Would you attend forums, take part in or manage an awareness fundraiser, join an advocacy group and protest, repeatedly make posts across social media, start a blog, or make a call to your local representative? What about writing a letter to your representative? 


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Student Stories: Celebrating the Success of Adult Literacy Learners

We can only imagine that not being able to read a book, a menu at a restaurant, a bill, or street sign would add an immense amount of stress and difficulty to day-to-day tasks for an adult of any age. When we hear about adult learners who succeed in their efforts to gain basic literacy skills, we find joy in sharing their stories with you.


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Literacy Quote of the Month June 2017
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on June 06, 2017 in categoryMember Tips
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The Literacy Quote of the Month series features a new and inspiring literacy quote every month.


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A New Literacy Paradigm
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on June 01, 2017 in categoryNewscategoryAdvocacy
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Recent proposed reductions in federal funding for adult education are bringing about an even more challenging environment for our programs and students. While we continue to hear verbal support for the issue of adult literacy, we continue to see limited or diminished funding for our programs. 


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