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The Appalachian Learning Initiative is a
West Virginia-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

The latest news from APPLI

Survey Opportunities

Do you provide adult educaiton serivces in Appalachia? Take our Appalachian Adult Education Provider Survey!

Appalachian Adult Education Provider Survey

Does your organization provide adult education services in Appalachia?


Help us create our Appalachian Adult Education Directory by completing this brief survey!

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HOPWA Directory

Grantee & Providers Survey

We are building a first-of-its-kind national directory for the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program.

Help us build the HOPWA Directory by completing our survey.

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Adult illiteracy and innumeracy cost the U.S. economy an estimated $2.2 trillion annually

Low literacy significantly impacts the ability of patients to access and understand information about their health


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of adults in the U.S. aged 16-74 read at or below an 8th Grade level

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of adults in the U.S. aged 16-74 struggle to perform basic math

Looking for More Data?

Check out APPLI's Infographics database for state- and county-level data and downloadable graphics.

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APPLI conducts research on
adult literacy, numeracy, infectious disease, and public health issues in the 13-state, 423-county Appalachian Region

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APPLI provides in-depth reporting on literacy, numeracy, infectious diseases, public health, and access to public services in Appalachia

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APPLI works to ensure that local, state, and federal agencies and legislators to increase awareness of and funding for adult education, infectious disease prevention and treatment, and public health services access for Appalachians

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