The Mayor's Commission on Literacy
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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.  The Commission was charged 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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Free Webinar – Experiment & Iterate: How to Implement Effective Ed-tech

24 August 2016
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Tuesday, August 30, 2016  12:00 p.m. EDT / 9:00 a.m. PDT Trying something new, adjusting, and trying again are key to finding, developing, …

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Present at Tutor Institute 2016

17 August 2016
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2016 Tutor Institute REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ________________________________ Making Impact That Matters Connection.  Conversation.  Creativity.  Confidence Request for Proposals Adult Education tutors and mentors …

 
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Viola Robinson

Viola Robinson never let dropping out of school in the 10th grade to care for her mother stop her love of reading. She credits her uncle for encouraging her and keeping her in class—even  if it was an unconventional setting. After raising three grandchildren, and doing some work with...

 
 
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