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Celebrate International Literacy Day With Us!

7 June 2016
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“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope.”

– Kofi Annan

On November 17, 1965, UNESCO proclaimed September 8 as International Literacy Day (ILD). International Literacy Day aims to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. Each year UNESCO reminds the international community of the status of literacy and adult learning. Partner with the Mayor’s Commission this September to promote the importance of adult literacy and share resources.International Literacy day (1)

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City Announces myPLACE℠ Adult Education Campuses for Fiscal Year 2020

18 July 2019
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For immediate release: July 18, 2019 PHILADELPHIA – The Office of Adult Education (OAE), a division of the City’s Office of Workforce Development, announced today …

How Adult Education Classes at Community Schools Serve Philadelphians

19 June 2019
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In Philadelphia, adult education classes at Community Schools are improving skills and changing lives. Adult education classes connect Philadelphians to reading, writing, and …

We’re Hiring a Temporary Manager of Digital Initiatives

13 June 2019
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With a workforce of over 30,000 people, and opportunities in more than 1,000 different job categories, the City of Philadelphia is the sixth …

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