Think of a book that changed your life. What did it reveal to you?The greats of history all had one thing in common. They read. And, what they read inspired them.
About 36 million adults in the U.S.—and almost 800 million worldwide—struggle with basic reading, writing and math skills. These individuals struggle to read a menu, fill out a job application, or read a bedtime story to their children. ProLiteracy removes the hurdles that stand in the way of their goals. — ProLiteracy.org
Literacy is important. It’s the first rung on the ladder to creative freedom; the freedom to wonder, create, self-improve, and write what’s next.
The literacy rate affects all aspects of our society. It’s influencing public health, affecting the economy, and shaping the public discourse. But it seems like almost nobody is talking (or writing) about it.