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Celebrating Women on International Literacy Day
Celebrating Women on International Literacy Day

Literacy empowers women everywhere to support themselves so they can get out of domestic violence, help their children, earn a diploma and get a job, and sustain a quality life. While we celebrate the many achievements of thousands of women, we want to share a new and exciting opportunity with programs and their learners nationwide.



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Multigenerational Effects of Adult Education on Family Learning
Joyce Hartman



A growing body of research on early childhood education (ECE) preschool programs that have been studied longitudinally for some half a century suggests that, to a very large extent, the long-term success of these programs can be attributed to the adult education received by the parents of the preschool children


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Interning at ProLiteracy 2019: My Experience, What I Did, What I Learned, and What I’m Taking Away
Posted by Brody on August 22, 2019 in categoryStories from the Field
Interning at ProLiteracy 2019: My Experience, What I Did, What I Learned, and What I’m Taking Away

This summer I was fortunate enough to start my first internship ever, at ProLiteracy Worldwide! Words can't describe how thankful I am for everyone at ProLiteracy for welcoming me into their team for this summer with open arms. At first, I was nervous because coming out of my freshman year of college I realized it’s time to start growing up, but then I soon realized ProLiteracy is such a great place to work and I shouldn't be scared at all.

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Former NFL Player Finds Happiness by Giving Literacy
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on August 20, 2019 in categoryStories from the FieldcategoryAdvocacy
Former NFL Player, Ryan Leaf, Finds Happiness by Giving Literacy

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf, changes lives every day. Leaf entered the NFL as the No. 2 draft pick behind No. 1 Payton Manning 19 years ago. His rookie season with the San Diego Chargers was subpar, and he spent his NFL career bouncing around from one team to another. After just four years in the league, his career unraveled, leading to a downward spiral of events for him.

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What It Means to Be an Adult Literacy Tutor
What It Means to Be an Adult Literacy Tutor

Kara is an adult literacy tutor at Seeds of Literacy in Cleveland, Ohio, an organization that provides personalized education to empower adults to succeed in their communities. There are over 250 tutors like Kara who currently serve over 900 active students and who help with basic education; GED®, TASC, and HiSET preparation; one-to-one tutoring; unique and digital curriculums, and more.


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