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A Recap of the Snow Speaker Series, Funded by the John Ben Snow Memorial Trust

 

ProLiteracy just wrapped up its fourth and final event in the Snow Speaker Series, funded by the John Ben Snow Memorial Trust. Learn more about the four presentations on different topics related to nonprofit success.


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Member Spotlight: A Homerun for Washington Literacy Center

 

Among the three charities supported by the 2017 Congressional Baseball Game is the Washington Literacy Center (WLC), a ProLiteracy member for over 15 years, and the focus of this member spotlight. 


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Summer Journal Writing for Literacy Fun
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on June 28, 2017 in categoryMember Tips
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There is nothing wrong with wanting to get lost in all of the distractions of summer.  However, for adult learners who are enrolled in adult literacy programs that may not offer classes during the sunshine season, it can be a perilous stretch of time for their learning progress. 


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The Case for Investment in Adult Basic Education

Dr. Steve Reder’s research is significant in that it is nearly the only research of its kind that shows the correlation between obtaining literacy skills and a return on investment related to improving an adult’s life and future. We must capitalize on the findings of this study to help stakeholders act in order to advance adult literacy and education.

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Ruth Colvin Recaps Her Literacy Journeys Around the World
Posted by Lara Pimentel on June 22, 2017 in categoryStories from the Field
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Recently, the ProLiteracy Book Club read Off the Beaten Path, by Ruth Colvin. As the founder of Literacy Volunteers of America and co-founder of ProLiteracy, Ruth wrote this book to share the stories of her travels and her literacy work in nine countries. 


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