We believe literacy
is a human right.
LIFT has partnered with United Way to empower adults in Dallas to grow their literacy skills through free, easy, and effective mobile learning apps. They are designed to help users build literacy skills and bring about real and lasting change in their lives. If you do not have a device, United Way makes it possible […]
A treasure-hunting smartphone app developed by Literacy Instruction for Texas (LIFT) and SMU to help low-literate adults learn to read tied for the grand prize Thursday in the competition hosted by the Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE. The LIFT-SMU team, People ForWords, won a total of $2.5 million: $1.5 million as a grand prize […]
LIFT volunteers are the best! LIFT volunteers come from various backgrounds including highly skilled professionals, community workers, retired teachers, and homemakers. Volunteer teacher Cecilia Gomez from the Adult Basic Education (ABE) program recently spoke with LIFT about her experiences with the SEE program. Cecilia has a long history of volunteering. Some of the highlights […]