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“Tanzania 365”

Posted by: on Dec 3, 2012 | One Comment

Our founder, Dr. Jennifer Wilson, had a special place in her heart for Tanzania. During her doctoral studies, she decided to go to Tanzania to teach. This experience was the real beginning of her idea for her nonprofit. Jen met a student and funded her to continue to go to school. Jen learned how many strengths the students she…

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ACTL Awards its first grant to a High School in the States

Posted by: on Nov 29, 2012 | No Comments

A Chance Through Literacy’s mission is to create a more socially just and equitable world by providing access to quality education to women and children worldwide in war-torn and poverty stricken areas. Our focus has been on building relationships internationally but we are very excited to provide a grant to improve literacy right here in the States. Danville High…

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Wednesday’s Word of the Week

Posted by: on Nov 28, 2012 | No Comments


Calm or make less severe, mitigate or reduce, to soften in feeling or temper, pacify, appease.

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I think I have an addiction….reading!

Posted by: on Nov 26, 2012 | No Comments

The definition of addiction can be to have a strong or harmful need to do something negative such as drugs, gambling, or some other harmful behavior. Another definition can be to have a great interest in something or a need to do something. Fortunately my only negative addiction is caffeine but when I have time off from my full…

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“Black Friday”

Posted by: on Nov 23, 2012 | No Comments

In the States the day after Thanksgiving has been named “Black Friday”. This is where you see people rushing into stores to get that perfect gift at the unbelievably low price. I remember Black Friday when I was a kid. It was fun to go to the mall or to downtown Chicago to State Street to look in the…