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Skills acquisition to literacy — this month we’re talking adult education in Philadelphia purpose

Sep. 10, 2019 2:14 pm

Skills acquisition to literacy — this month we’re talking adult education in Philadelphia

In the upcoming weeks, we will introduce you to some of the adult education providers who impact the lives of adults with barriers to employment, as well as those organizations that offer opportunities for nonprofit pros to develop new skills.
These three young African immigrants are changing the game for girls in Liberia people

Jun. 27, 2019 1:00 pm

These three young African immigrants are changing the game for girls in Liberia

Summer Kollie, Princess Aghayere and Oladunni Alomaja, are launching Rebound Liberia, a program that will empower young women in Africa through basketball, personal development and literacy education.
Want literacy? Libraries and ‘giving libraries’ have your back purpose

Apr. 29, 2019 8:04 am

Want literacy? Libraries and ‘giving libraries’ have your back

Media literacy, digital literacy, just plain literacy — Temple University Libraries, Queen Memorial Library of the Free Library of Philadelphia, and Tree House Books are champions of it.
4 unheralded Philadelphia nonprofits doing the tough, on-the-ground work purpose

Oct. 30, 2018 12:30 pm

4 unheralded Philadelphia nonprofits doing the tough, on-the-ground work

Four experienced nonprofit execs picked four local orgs they think more people should know about. Meet Up and Running Healthcare Solutions, Tree House Books, Urban Creators and Preventing HIV Project.
Mighty Writers bought 100 books for kids held at a local detention center. Now, they’re not welcome purpose

Jul. 3, 2018 4:45 pm

Mighty Writers bought 100 books for kids held at a local detention center. Now, they’re not welcome

After a planned Tuesday morning delivery to Berks County Residential Center was "abruptly cancelled" on Monday afternoon, the nonprofit is regrouping.
It’s been a good week for STEM education and literacy in Philly funding

Sep. 29, 2017 1:55 pm

It’s been a good week for STEM education and literacy in Philly

Good news: Lots of money just got pushed into local schools, and more might be on its way. Plus, a look back at our education reporting from the month.
September is now Philly’s Adult Education Month people

Sep. 14, 2017 10:50 am

September is now Philly’s Adult Education Month

And the Office of Adult Education has a whole bunch going on, as Director of Professional Development and Community Engagement Naomie Nyanungo shared during her "Around the Corner" interview.
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.

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