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36 Million Reasons Why We Participate in #GIVINGTUESDAY


There are 36 million reasons—one for every adult in the U.S. that cannot read, write, or do math above a third-grade level—to join ProLiteracy this Giving Tuesday. Low literacy is a national crisis that affects each and every one of us in every facet of life, although not everyone realizes this.

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Adult Literacy's Role in the Skills Gap
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on November 15, 2017 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacy
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There is a gap between what employers want or need their employees to be able to do, and the skills employees possess. Good, high-paying jobs are unfilled while American workers lack the skills to fill them. This keeps many workers in the dark and unable to enter or remain in the middle class. Their lack of advanced skills means they are constantly faced with low wages and the incapacity to accomplish financial stability. What can we do to close the gap?

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7 Time-Management Tips for Students
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on September 19, 2017 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryMember Tips
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Time management is a life-skill we all need, but it is not an easy one to acquire.  Here are our top seven time-management tips for adult learners.

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Increasing Public Awareness of Low Adult Literacy
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on September 12, 2017 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacy
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Take a look at some of the results of this year's Omnibus survey on public awareness of the adult literacy issue in the United States.


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Celebrating the International Laubach Literacy Legacy


Every year since 1967, September 8 has marked a very special and prominent day to literacy organizations, supporters, and learners around the world. Learn more about International Literacy Day and how ProLiteracy is celebrating it in 2017.


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