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Ruth Colvin, the Mother of the Adult Literacy Movement, Turns 100 on December 16
Posted on December 14, 2016

Ruth Colvin, literacy pioneer, turns 100

Celebrate the 100th birthday of literacy pioneer, Ruth Colvin.


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ProLiteracy Strives to Break the Cycle of Poverty by Raising Awareness of Adult Education
Posted on September 26, 2016
Adult Education and Family Literacy Week logo

ProLiteracy is raising awareness during National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week.


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ProLiteracy Announces New Board Members
Posted on August 11, 2016

ProLiteracy announced at its recent board meeting the appointment of four new members to its Board of Directors.


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ProLiteracy’s National Book Fund® Awards $122,180 in Grant Funding to Local Literacy Programs
Posted on July 25, 2016

A tutor from Rockingham County Literacy in Eden, N.C., a past National Book Fund recipient, uses an educational book to teach an adult learner to read.

Awards are latest in ProLiteracy's goal to put books in the hands of 250,000 adult learners nationwide.


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Grad and Tutor to Lead Pledge of Allegiance at RNC
Posted on July 19, 2016

Margo Hudson, an adult learner turned adult literacy tutor, will lead the Pledge of Allegiance at the Republican National Convention.


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