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ProLiteracy Earns 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator
Posted on September 18, 2017

The coveted 4-star rating puts it in a very select group of high-performing charities,” according to Michael Thatcher, president & CEO of Charity Navigator. “Out of the thousands of nonprofits Charity Navigator evaluates, only one out of four earns 4 stars — a rating that demands rigor, responsibility and commitment to openness. ProLiteracy’s supporters should feel much more confident that their hard-earned dollars are being used efficiently and responsibly when it acquires such a high rating.


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Semifinalists of the Adult Literacy XPRIZE Competition to Be Featured at the 2017 ProLiteracy Conference on Adult Literacy
Posted on July 28, 2017

The semifinalists for the Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE presented by Dollar General Literacy Foundation will be featured at the 2017 ProLiteracy Conference on Adult Literacy in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The competitors will have an opportunity to promote and present their innovative mobile applications to adult literacy professionals at an “Appy Hour” event on Friday, September 29, from 5–6 p.m. at the Radisson Blu Mall of America.


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Romance Writers of America Receives President’s Award for Support of Adult Literacy
Posted on June 26, 2017

Romance Writers of America Receives President’s Award for Support of Adult Literacy through ProLiteracy

At the "Readers for Life" Literacy Autographing, hundreds of romance authors meet with and sign books for fans, with the proceeds from book sales going to ProLiteracy and local literacy programs. Romance Writers of America has raised more than $1 million in total donations since 1990.

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ProLiteracy Survey Shows Adult Ed Funding Declining, While Student Waiting Lists Grow
Posted on May 16, 2017

36 million American adults function at low literacy levels and need the help of adult education programs that focus on their unique needs. Each year, ProLiteracy surveys its 1,000 member programs across the country. The data collected is used to measure the impact that program services have on adult literacy statistics, and to determine trends in the field.


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ProLiteracy Report Shows the Positive Return on Investment in Adult Literacy Programs
Posted on March 28, 2017

ProLiteracy announces the release of its new report, The Case for Investment in Adult Basic Education.

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