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Celebrating Adult Literacy Educator Veterans of Wars
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Since its founding, the United States has engaged in a number of wars fighting for freedom and liberty both at home and abroad. On Veterans Day we celebrate the lives of the veterans of these wars and thank those living and dead who have fought to keep us free. Among these veterans are adult educators, both military and civilian, who worked, often under arduous conditions, to help America’s non-English speaking and under-educated military personnel learn to read, write, and compute.

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5 Ways Comic Books Can Improve Literacy Skills
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on November 08, 2018 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryMember Tips
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Being able to read and write can be a superpower for anyone—so why not learn by reading about superheroes? Comic books can be used as a great tool for improving literacy skills, not just for children, but adults too.

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ProLiteracy Hero Recap of Week 1
Posted by Jennifer Vecchiarelli on November 02, 2018 in categoryNewscategoryAdvocacy
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ProLiteracy Hero

By James Martin

On Sunday, October 28, we wrapped up our first round of voting for the very first ProLiteracy Hero contest. It was a close match, with over 55,000 votes. Unfortunately, these three programs did not move forward in the contest but they still deserve to be recognized for the exceptional work they do in the adult literacy field.


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What the Public Charge Proposed Changes Could Mean for Learners
Posted by Peter Waite on October 30, 2018 in categoryNewscategoryAdvocacy
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Recently, the administration proposed a significant change in one of the important elements for consideration of permanent status for U.S. immigrants. These changes are related to what is called the “public charge” component of the list of considerations for immigration. In the past, these considerations have focused on circumstances where profoundly disabled or similar candidates were seeking status that would encumber large amounts of resources for long-term care or assistance.

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Decreasing Domestic Violence Through Literacy


The ProLiteracy Expanding Access project has a lasting goal to increase access to literacy services by reaching potential learners who receive services within social service agencies. With support from Dollar General Literacy Foundation, ProLiteracy works with partner programs to enhance literacy, workforce development, and basic education skills for adults and families.

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