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The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy has worked to equip all adults in Philadelphia with the education they need for work, family, and civic engagement since 1983. Mayor Michael A. Nutter has charged The Commission to work on behalf of over 80 literacy and workforce development programs to help the estimated 550,000 adults in the city functioning below basic adult education levels to qualify for family-sustaining jobs and post-secondary training and education.

 
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The Philadelphia Adult Literacy Alliance Quarterly Meeting 2/23/2015

24 February 2015
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On Monday, February 23rd ,The Philadelphia Adult Literacy Alliance convened for their quarterly meeting. The meeting focused on creating a pipeline for adult …

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RFP: Technology and Adult Education Conference

18 February 2015
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    REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ConnectED Learning The 27th Annual Technology and Adult Education Conference Friday, May 8, 2015 at Temple University The …

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myPLACE™ Celebrates One Year

28 January 2015
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myPLACE™ is celebrating one year of service on January 29th after opening last year to provide a one-stop for adult education and career …

 
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Sheila Williams-Brown

Attaining her GED® and becoming a registered nurse had been twin goals for Sheila Williams-Brown since 1980. But providing for her family as a busy young mother always took precedence. Then, with the help of a volunteer math tutor at the Free Library of Philadelphia, Sheila was able to...

 
 
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