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Student Stories: From Under Employed to Restaurant Manager
Posted by Ben Davis on May 16, 2017 in categoryStudent Stories
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Flor, who read at a second-grade level, was working in a low-wage job in a packing house and was unable to help her struggling daughter in school. After seeking out literacy help at Literacy Services of Indian River County she was able to get a job as a restaurant manager and—most importantly—was able to help her daughter earn advanced placement in her middle school classes.


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HBO’s Veep Supports Adult Education and ProLiteracy
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on May 09, 2017 in categoryNewscategoryAdvocacy
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Have you seen Veep?  HBO’s critically acclaimed political satire entered its sixth season and has collaborated with ProLiteracy to support adult education.


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The 2017 ProLiteracy Conference on Adult Literacy
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on May 05, 2017 in categoryNewscategoryAdvocacycategoryMember Tips
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To best meet the current and emerging professional development needs of adult literacy practitioners and advocates, we've designed our national conference to address the issues of technology and innovation, sustainability and fundraising strategies, methodology and instruction, advocacy and public awareness, volunteer management and training, HSE preparation, immigration and citizenship, and more. 


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Literacy Quote of the Month May 2017
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on May 02, 2017 in categoryMember Tips
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The Literacy Quote of the Month series features a new and inspiring literacy quote every month.


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The Volunteer’s Perspective: What Helping Out Means to Them
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on April 27, 2017 in categoryStories from the Field
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The Literacy Connection in Elgin, Illinois, is dedicated to providing one-on-one tutoring to basic literacy learners and English language learners of all ages, nationalities, and economic and social backgrounds. Volunteer tutors at Literacy Connection help men and women who want to fit in in society, expand their communication skills, get jobs or enhance current work performance, and improve their lives and the lives of their families.


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