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Alaska Literacy Program
1345 Rudakof Circle Suite #104
Anchorage AK, 99508
(907) 337-1981
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Apr
29
2016
Posted in ALP News.    

ALP Executive Director Polly Smith recently met with Alaskan and national legislators to advocate for adult education and literacy with COABE (Commission on Adult Basic Education) as the national organization's public policy chair. 

Learn more about COABE's efforts in affecting legislation here: http://www.coabe.org/legislative-center/



Apr
21
2016
Posted in ALP News.    

Volunteer at ALP! Our next teacher training session starts Tuesday, May 17th. Call 337-1981 or stop by to sign up. Together, we are changing lives through literacy. Click here for more information.



Mar
24
2016
Posted in ALP News.    

Join us on Thursday, April 14th from 11 am - 12:30 pm to celebrate our wonderful volunteers at ALP. Please bring a dish to share.

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Volunteer Appreciation Potluck (440 KB)
Volunteer Appreciation Potluck Flyer


Oct
28
2015
Posted in ALP News.    

Thank you for all of your support at our 25th BizBee! It was a great night of cheering, spelling and laughter for literacy. Congratulations to Sons of Norway, winners of spelling and spirit awards! We raised over $18,000 for ALP!

If you are interested in volunteering as a literacy teacher, sign up for our next teacher training. Call 337-1981 for more information.
 
Our BizBee Werd Nerd and volunteer teacher, Barbara Brown, wrote a fun story about the event. Check it out!
 

 

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2015 BizBee by Barbara Brown (470 KB)
Check out this fun story with pictures about the 2015 BizBee!


Sep
29
2015
Posted in ALP News.    

Thank you to our recept supporters:

Alaska Children's Trust   

Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority

ConocoPhillips

Rasmuson Foundation

Together, we are changing lives through literacy.




Visit the TAHLC web page to learn more about their dynamic partnership with ALP.



Aug
19
2014
Posted in ALP News.    

Thanks to all who participated in the August 6, 2014 Summer Seminar in Health Literacy with Helen Osborne and Dr. Barry Weiss and several local experts active in health literacy with elders,  immigrants and refugees, people who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Check out this article about health literacy and the event by following this link: http://greenandgold.uaa.alaska.edu/blog/26326/translating-hieroglyphics-health-care/?utm_source=seawolfweekly&utm_medium=email&utm_content=SW_20140806&utm_campaign=Green+and+Gold+News

There will be a follow-up call to the seminar on September 16, 2014, 12:15-1:15, to discuss what people have done since the conference, and problem solve as a group any issues participants are facing. Helen Osborne will participate in the call. If you would like to participate, please contact Rain Van Den Berg at rain@alaskachd.org for the call in information.




Thank you to the Anchorage Health Literacy Coalition's Dr. Rhonda Johnson and Dr. Barry Weiss, MD for an informative discussion on health literacy with Dr. Thad Woodard! To hear a recording of the radio show, check out the podcast on Line One Health Connection.



Jul
01
2014
Posted in ALP News.    

Thank you to ProLiteracy for awarding ALP a grant from the National Book Fund 2014! With your support, we are able to begin a new workplace literacy series. Together, we are changing lives through literacy.

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National Book Fund 2014 Award (216 KB)
ProLiteracy press release for the National Book Fund 2014.


Apr
30
2014
Posted in ALP News.    

Read about volunteer teaching at ALP in the article published by Senior Voice . If you are interested in learning more, call us at 337-1981, stop by, or e-mail us. Thank you to all our volunteer teachers! 




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