“25 Inspiring Literacy Projects Around the World”

May 9, 2012 at 12:57 PM | Posted in AmeriCorps, Announcements, Class, Development, ESOL, Family Learning, Teaching, Tutoring, Uncategorized, Volunteers | Leave a comment
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Recently, friends at Online Universities shared a fascinating blog: “25 Inspiring Literacy Projects Around the World.” The blog highlights projects that promote reading and writing through bilingual education, poetry, technology, etc.  While illustrating the global impact of literacy, the article mentions organizations such as Better World Books, the Olinga Foundation for Human Development, National Braille Press, and Lit World. An excerpt follows:

A literate, educated society is a safer, healthier, and more prosperous society. So promoting reading, writing, and other academic subjects stands as crucial to keeping humanity from wrecking itself before it checks itself. Local, national, and global initiatives lead the way in keeping the peace and promoting prosperity through knowledge. Whether wanting to start one up or to join in an organization or event already in progress, the following organizations can certainly inspire one’s sense of social justice and equality….

Take a moment to read “25 Inspiring Literacy Projects Around the World,” and learn about the different ways organizations are promoting literacy and changing lives.

Follow LCNV’s Literacy Live Blog and learn how we are bringing much needed literacy services to Northern Virginia:

Literacy Council of Northern Virginia
2855 Annandale Road
Falls Church, VA 22042
(703) 237-0866
www.lcnv.org

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