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Philly is partnering with a global app competition to increase adult literacy skills funding

Jul. 26, 2017 12:36 pm

Philly is partnering with a global app competition to increase adult literacy skills

The city’s Office of Adult Education has helped the Adult Literacy XPRIZE competition connect to its target audience of adult learners who could benefit from educational mobile apps.
Philadelphia now has its own Literacy Day, and it’s this Saturday purpose

May 10, 2017 12:43 pm

Philadelphia now has its own Literacy Day, and it’s this Saturday

The inaugural Philadelphia Literacy Day, hosted by Tree House Books, is a day to celebrate the “city of readers, writers and thinkers.”
This Temple professor is creating a website to connect Philadelphia’s literary community method

Apr. 7, 2017 12:20 pm

This Temple professor is creating a website to connect Philadelphia’s literary community

QWERTY Philly will be a platform that brings together the local “community of word people,” according to Lori Tharps, in an attempt to also address the city's literacy crisis.
This nonprofit has a knack for turning clients into employees method

Feb. 2, 2017 12:41 pm

This nonprofit has a knack for turning clients into employees

Twenty-five percent of home visitors with early childhood education nonprofit Parent-Child Home Program are former parents in the program. Pennsylvania chief Malkia Singleton Ofori-Agyekum shares some secrets.
Vanesse Lloyd-Sgambati wants you to know how many African American children’s books are out there people

Jan. 24, 2017 12:45 pm

Vanesse Lloyd-Sgambati wants you to know how many African American children’s books are out there

And you can see for yourself at her 25th African American Children’s Book Fair on Feb. 4.
Parent-Child Home Program is expanding outside of Sharswood funding

Jan. 24, 2017 10:45 am

Parent-Child Home Program is expanding outside of Sharswood

The GreenLight-funded nonprofit will be operating in a number of North and South Philly ZIP codes this year, thanks to support from community partners.
Moving On: Tree House Books ED Michael Reid people

Sep. 21, 2016 3:03 pm

Moving On: Tree House Books ED Michael Reid

"If people are going to read their way into a powerful future, they need to understand that they don't need to change themselves to be a part of that future."
The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy is now called the Office of Adult Education results

Sep. 13, 2016 10:35 am

The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy is now called the Office of Adult Education

The name change, announced on the 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day, represents an expansion of the office's definition of literacy.
Mighty Writers gathered over 2,000 kids to break a world record purpose

Jul. 27, 2016 3:49 pm

Mighty Writers gathered over 2,000 kids to break a world record

While sitting on the Art Museum steps and answering the writing prompt, “If I were president …” they attempted to become the “most kids age 7 to 17 writing essays at the same time and place.”
Philadelphia funders need to ‘step up and lead their colleagues’ results

Jun. 8, 2016 12:41 pm

Philadelphia funders need to ‘step up and lead their colleagues’

Philanthropy Network Executive Director Maari Porter calls the network's Sparking Solutions report a "snapshot" of where regional foundation investments have been targeted.

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