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Trump’s Budget Proposal Calls for Deep Cuts to Education
Posted by Michele Bellso on May 25, 2017 in categoryNewscategoryAdvocacy
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We advocate against these deep cuts that will hurt adult literacy programs and their learners and families. President Donald Trump's 2018 budget proposal includes dramatic cuts to adult education funding and the complete elimination of many federal programs that support adult literacy, workforce development, and human services.


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Misunderstood Prescription Labels Lead to 7,000 Deaths a Year
Posted by Michele Bellso on December 30, 2016 in categoryFacts & Research
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Misunderstood Prescription Labels Lead to 7,000 Deaths a Year

Low health literacy makes it nearly impossible for adults to fully manage their health care.


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Adult Education Helps Break the Cycle of Poverty
Posted by Michele Bellso on November 07, 2016 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryAdvocacy
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Adult Education Helps Break the Cycle of Poverty

Adult education helps break the cycle of intergenerational illiteracy and poverty by giving adults the skills they need to be successful as workers and parents.


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Student Stories: Say “No” to Shame and “Yes” to Reading

Student Stories: Say 'No' to Shame and 'Yes' to Reading

Read how one man learned to read after a life-altering accident.


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Why Education Is Important to U.N.’s Goals
Posted by Michele Bellso on October 07, 2016 in categoryStories from the FieldcategoryNewscategoryAdvocacy
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Why Education Is Important to U.N.’s Goals

ProLiteracy attended the Symposium for Lifelong Learning and made a case to integrate education into all of U.N.'s 17 Sustainable Development Goals.


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