Nonprofits Tackle A Nationwide Crisis

Reiss, Alvin H.
April 1990
Management Review;Apr90, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p30
Academic Journal
Discusses the literacy programs of nonprofit organizations for illiterate workers in the United States. Decrease in jobs for people with low reading and writing skills; Employee basic skills programs; Introduction of legislations concerning national literacy; Funding for literacy programs; Contact information of nonprofit organizations with literacy programs.


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