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Bob Frost celebrated at Seeds of Literacy’s Thrive! on Oct. 11

Seeds of Literacy held its signature event, Thrive!, on Oct. 11 at the Union Club in downtown Cleveland, where the organization honored tutor and advocate Bob Frost with the Cultivator Impact Award. Now in its second year, Thrive! celebrates those who help Seeds of Literacy students succeed and thrive. After
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New staff members at Seeds of Literacy!

In the past couple of months, Seeds of Literacy has been growing! We’ve added four new staff members and we wanted to take a moment of opportunity to introduce everyone to their smiling faces. Come meet them here: Neil Bloomberg is the new Director of Development at Seeds. He previously
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What It Means to Be an Adult Literacy Advocate

By Jennifer Vecchiarelli In November 2018, Kara Krawiec became the first ever ProLiteracy Hero. Kara is an adult literacy advocate  who is the East site coordinator at Seeds of Literacy in Cleveland, Ohio, an organization that provides personalized education to empower adults to succeed in their communities. There are over
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How to Step Back from Your Smartphone

Our smartphones are pretty amazing tools. We can use them to help manage our money, check our health, and keep us connected to news, videos, and the Internet anywhere we go. But could they be too much of a good thing? Maybe you’ve been “phubbed”–phone snubbed–by a friend or family
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“My Happy Place”: Rose Copley’s GED Journey

By Billy Hallal, Digital Literacy Coordinator I don’t remember exactly when I first met Rose Copley. That’s how much of a fixture she was in the Seeds West classroom when, a year and a half ago, I started working there. At some point I just realized that she was a
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Literary Leisure: The Story of Summer Reading in America

Summer reading season is in full swing, and it’s impossible to visit a bookstore or open an entertainment periodical without being inundated with recommendations on sizzling seasonal reads. Kids do it, adults do it. At no other time of year is reading so universally championed. How did summer become our
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