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Mayor’s Budget Shortchanges Under-Educated DC Adults … and Their Kids

Cross-posted from Poverty & Policy Written by Kathryn Baer “We have jobs and we have people,” says DC Appleseed’s Deputy Director. “But the education people have doesn’t fit the jobs available.” The real problem, however, as she goes on to … Continue reading

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DC RESIDENTS MAKE CONNECTIONS WITH CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS

DC Adult and Family Literacy Coalition’s Advocacy Day at the Wilson Center    Monday, September 22, 2014 marked the beginning of the DC Adult and Family Literacy Coalition’s (DC-AFLC) ‘Literacy Week,’ with the theme of ‘Making Connections.’ On Wednesday, Advocacy … Continue reading

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Jessica Speaking Out at Adult Education and Family Literacy Week 2013

Jessica, a Guatemalan mother who has been living in DC for twelve years, speaks out about her desire to improve her English in order to obtain a higher paying job and a better quality of life for her children. Listen … Continue reading

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