Luxury brand Lancôme is proud to announce the launch of the Write Her Future Institute, a program to increase low literacy rates among women and raise awareness of the critical issue of low adult literacy that affects 43 million adults in the United States, two-thirds of whom are women. By partnering with ProLiteracy, an international adult literacy nonprofit, Lancôme has the power to transform the lives of thousands of women over a 3-year period by increasing their literacy levels and giving them the opportunity to improve their lives and those of their families.
ProLiteracy, the largest adult literacy and basic education membership organization in the United States, has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 David M. Rubenstein Prize of the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program.
ProLiteracy partnered with Voxy, a personalized language learning platform, to educate and create opportunities for immigrants, refugees, and other non-native English speakers who do not have the literacy skills necessary to achieve economic security.
SYRACUSE, N.Y., February 5, 2019 – In an effort to help the 36 million low-literate adults in the U.S., ProLiteracy, the leader in adult literacy content development, programs, and advocacy for more than 60 years, is pleased to announce that Learning Upgrade®, the math and literacy app that changes lives, will now be available through New Readers Press, the publishing division of ProLiteracy. New Readers Press and Learning Upgrade will provide libraries, adult schools, colleges, and literacy programs with a unique solution for adult basic education instruction, including reading, math, high school equivalency, and English as a second language.
This Giving Tuesday, ProLiteracy, the leader in adult literacy content development, programs, and advocacy for more than 60 years, and The Washington Post have partnered to raise awareness and create new opportunities for the 36 million adults in the United States who lack basic education and literacy skills.