What We Believe
We believe in lifelong learning as a path towards opportunity and fulfillment. As individuals increase their literacy skills they are able to secure better jobs, manage their personal lives, advocate for themselves, enhance their parenting skills, and contribute more to their community. In short, they improve the quality of their lives and communities.
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What We Do
Literacyworks administers the US Department of Education’s Regional Professional Development Center (Region 4 http://lincs.ed.gov/lincs/regionalresources/region4) for the Literacy Information and Communication Network System (LINCS). Through LINCS we connect, train and provide educational resources for literacy programs in local libraries, adult education programs and other community and institutional settings throughout Alaska, Hawaii, and the western United States.
Literacyworks also supports literacy and lifelong learning through a variety of projects, including Know: the Journal of Lifelong Learning (http://www.knowjournal.org). We support these programs through the generosity of sponsors and donors to our Literacyworks Fund.
Know is a quarterly online journal that offers a compelling mix of reporting, commentary, and interviews related to lifelong learning. Know doesn’t indoctrinate readers with the value of literacy in its varied forms. Instead, it demonstrates the lasting significance of knowledge acquisition with content that is equally engaging and illuminating, promoting learning in its myriad forms.
In the Works
Our latest projects and news from our blog.
A Learners Perspective
Watch the amazing story of Enrique and his strugle to achieve literacy.
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