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Governor Bruce Rauner to Attend Adult Literacy Conference

Governor Bruce Rauner to Attend Adult Literacy Conference

The week of April 12th is National Volunteer Week, and the Literacy Volunteers of Illinois will wrap up the week by honoring their volunteer tutors at an Awards Presentation on Saturday, April 18th at the Opening Session of their Annual On the Road to Literacy Conference being held at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  […]

On the Road to Literacy Conference Builds Bridges for Adult Education Learners

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On the Road to Literacy Conference Builds Bridges for Adult Education Learners

Over one quarter of Chicagoans lack the basic literacy skills that are necessary to function competitively and communicate effectively in society. Low literacy affects everything from high unemployment rates to violent crime and overcrowded prisons. Over the years, the On the Road to Literacy Conference has become a point of reference in surveying the achievements […]

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SCRABBLE Starts with Literacy

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SCRABBLE Starts with Literacy

People are getting ready to shake their tile bags, rack their brains and roll at the 11th Annual “It’s Your Word Against Theirs,” SCRABBLE for Literacy Challenge on Sunday, November 2. Sponsored by Literacy Volunteers of Illinois (LVI) and supported by local chapters of the North American Scrabble Players Association (NASPA), the event will be held […]

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