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The Women Writing their own Futures: Mary’s Story
Write Her Future Institute, Mary Gonzalez
These are the words of Mary Gonzalez:
My name is Mary Gonzalez. I have been living in Glen Cove for more than fifteen years. I am a hairdresser and I enjoy…

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Introducing the Literacy Relief Fund
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on August 11, 2020 in categoryStudent Stories categoryStories from the FieldcategoryNews

Adult literacy programs across the United States are struggling to connect with learners remotely and are in desperate need of training, books, and digital/print curricula. The Literacy Relief Fund will provide direct relief for these programs by giving access to both digital and print learning materials needed for remote education.


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The Sky is the Limit for 67 Year Old College Graduate

Ms. Jules, a 67-year-old UC Berkeley graduate, proves that there is no age limit for education. With hard work and dedication, this great-grandmother accomplished what she used to dream of—a college degree.


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National Book Fund: Yolanda's Journey
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on March 19, 2020 in categoryStudent Stories categoryWomen's Empowerment

For 25 years the National Book Fund has provided materials for adult learners that have improved lives. Yolanda, of the Caroline House, Inc., shares how the materials provided through the National Book Fund bettered the lives of herself, her classmates, and their children.


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ProLiteracy Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the National Book Fund
Posted by Jessica Gilmour on January 31, 2020 in categoryStudent Stories categoryAdvocacy

ProLiteracy is proud to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the National Book Fund, a program that provides adult literacy and basic education programs with educational materials to help teach adults to read. For 25 years ProLiteracy has been able to provide programs that couldn’t afford to buy books for students and instructors with New Readers Press materials to empower learners with the resources they need to be successful.


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