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How Supporting Adult Literacy in Public Libraries Changes Lives
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on March 30, 2017 in categoryStories from the Field
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With safe and welcoming environments, it is important for public libraries nationwide to continuously offer adult literacy programs. Success stories, like that of Nyla Henry, an adult learner from the Carlsbad City Library Learning Center, inspired ProLiteracy to partner with the American Library Association (ALA) to help libraries implement adult literacy initiatives.

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India’s First Literacy School for Grandmothers
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on March 23, 2017 in categoryStories from the Field
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India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made strides to improve female literacy. Until recently, the majority of educational programs focused on youth. Now, what is known as India’s first Grandmothers’ School is changing that and emphasizing the importance of a literate, older female generation.  


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Happy 100th Birthday Ruth Colvin!
Posted by Dee Cater on December 16, 2016 in categoryStories from the FieldcategoryNews
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Happy 100th Birthday Ruth Colvin!

See how literacy tutors and adult learners around the country are celebrating Ruth's 100th birthday!


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Teach Adults to Read With News Stories: Part 2

Teach Adults to Read with News Stories: Part 1

Helpful tips and strategies for incorporating current events into your adult education classroom.


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Indy Reads Provides Legal Education to Help Rebuild Lives
Posted by Whittney Reed on October 14, 2016 in categoryStories from the FieldcategoryMember Tips
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Indy Reads Provides Legal Education to Help Rebuild Lives

Indy Reads helps adult literacy students better understand and make informed decisions while navigating through the justice system.


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