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From the Desk of the CEO: Changing the Systems that Perpetuate Poverty and Low Literacy

Adults don’t stay low literate because they didn’t want to learn how to read—their economic status set them up to fail from the time they were young.

February 27, 2024

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4 Challenges ESL Learners Face

It is important for adult education programs to take into account the many language barriers English language learners face.

April 19, 2022

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Make the First and Last 5 Minutes of Class Your Super Power!

Here are some simple, low-prep steps you can take to retain adult learners in your classes.

April 11, 2022

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Former Learner Works with Partner Program to Empower Her Community

Teacher Beng Sawete became a literacy instructor and now works with our partner program in Cambodia to fulfill the organization’s mission by developing materials for its Kavet Bilingual Literacy Program.

February 18, 2022

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Prison Education Program Lifts Voices from the Inside

A nonprofit organization in Miami, Florida, believes in the power of education—by teaching self-expression through writing. 

November 2, 2021

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Cómo la Educación Empodera a una Mujer para Escribir el Futuro de su Familia

At 39 years old, she is enrolled in the Write Her Future program to earn her high school degree, determined to play a key role in motivating her own children to be engaged in lifelong learning.

February 25, 2021

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Estudiante de la iniciativa Write Her Future México constata que con la alfabetización, muchas cosas son posibles

The Write Her Future initiative recognizes that strengthening women like Sandra's abilities to read and write triggers a personal transformation.

February 25, 2021

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