Is your program adequately funded? Now is the time to contact your legislator to let them know Adult and Family Literacy is important. Click Here to send a quick email.

Update from Public Policy Chair

The PAACE Public Policy Committee continues to meet in an effort to provide you with advocacy resources and best practices. As national Adult Ed and Family Literacy Week approaches, we hope you will check out the information and resources provided below.

You can also read the letter I sent my Senator HERE. Please feel free to share with me communications you have had with your legislator.

In closing, I invite you to attend a special “Educate and Elevate” webinar on 9/24 at 2EST. Click HERE to save your seat! More details will be shared shortly.

Cheryl Hiester
Public Policy Chair

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National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day is a national holiday celebrating our democracy. It was first observed in 2012 and has been growing in popularity every year since. Held on the fourth Tuesday of September, National Voter Registration Day will be observed on Tuesday, September 25, 2018.

Learn more HERE

Call for Civics and/or Government Lessons

Does your program have Civics or Government lessons that you would like to share with PAACE members? If so, please email them to Public Policy Chair, Cheryl Hiester at

PA Fact Sheet Adult Ed is Needed Now

Download the Pennsylvania specific Adult Ed fact sheet that has been show cased at the national level as an exemplary fact sheet to share with legislators.

Get your copy HERE

Advocacy Webinar Replay: Building a Network that Engages Community, Staff, and Students

Watch the advocacy webinar recommended by PAACE public policy members HERE.