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Philadelphia, PA 19123

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Word of Mouth Adult Literacy XPRIZE Team Training @ Municipal Services Building, 16th Floor, Room Y
Sep 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

We need your help spreading the word about new free mobile learning apps!

The Office of Adult Education is excited to partner with Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE, a $7 million global competition to transform the lives of low-literate adults. The vision is to empower nearly 1 in 10 low-literate adults living in the United States with the skills they need to improve their lives and realize their dreams.

Join us for a Word of Mouth (WOM) Team Training to learn how you can support these efforts by becoming an Adult Literacy XPRIZE champion and help connect people with life changing apps! The Word of Mouth  Team helps get the word out, on the block and on the bus. Be in the know, win prizes, and get skills. Join the Adult Literacy XPRIZE WOM Team!

Free lunch and a $25 Visa prepaid card are available for those who attend the Word of Mouth Team Training.

What is XPRIZE?

Presented by Dollar General Literacy Foundation, XPRIZE challenges teams to develop mobile applications that result in the greatest increase in literacy skills among participating adult learners in just 12 months. The solutions will overcome key barriers to literacy learning by improving access, while increasing retention and scaling to meet demand.

For a full overview of the project, please watch this Adult Literacy XPRIZE video.

If you have any questions, please contact Anne Gemmell at or 215-686-2986

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