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10 Super Specific Ways You Can Make a Difference

People who have visited Seeds, talked with our students and tutors, and have seen the results of our program always ask us: How Can I Help? And the simplest answer is: (1) Donate (2) Volunteer (3) Attend an Event (4) Tell Others But if you’re looking for REALLY SPECIFIC ways you can help support
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[PHOTO ESSAY] Inaugural Thrive Luncheon Promotes Student Success

On Friday, November 9, Seeds of Literacy launched a new signature event, Thrive!  Thrive!, a weekday luncheon, congratulated both student success and stakeholder impact, all while recognizing the first recipient of the Cultivator Impact Award: William “Bill” Litzler. “For seventeen years, our Sowing Seeds of Hope brunch and auction served
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[VIDEO] Seeds Staffer WINS 1st Ever National ProLiteracy Hero Award

~ UPDATED:  We Won!  ~  After being selected as a Top 10 Finalist by a panel of ProLiteracy Judges, KARA KRAWIEC, a site coordinator at Seeds of Literacy’s East side location, advanced through three rounds of public voting, becoming the FIRST EVER ProLiteracy Hero! Cheerful but modest by nature, Kara
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Finding the FUN: Why Ed Tutors

~ From the Law to Leadership: Finding the fun in learning ~ Ed Round is a tall man with a deep voice. He has an authoritative presence and is fiercely passionate about what he does. These traits served him well in his legal career of more than thirty years. Half
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A Spooktacular Look at Gothic Fiction: 5 Perfect Halloween Reads

Autumn brings many pleasures: the smell of falling leaves, the delicious taste of pumpkin spice, the sound of giddy trick-or-treaters. But my favorite thing is probably the kind of book it inspires. Some people look to Stephen King for scares, but I recommend trying something a little bit different this
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[VIDEO] Grad Shares Story of Illiteracy’s Impact On Health

~ Scroll Down to Watch the Segment ~ Maria Rodriguez, a 2012 graduate of Seeds of Literacy, appeared on TV 20’s Healthy Cleveland with Leah Haslage. Executive Director Bonnie Entler appeared with her. Before Maria had her daughter, she went to her doctor for a regular physical. The doctor told
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[VIDEO] WKYC’s Ana Garcia Visits Seeds

In September, Seeds of Literacy, with generous support from our friends at The Cleveland Foundation, held open houses at both locations. Students were encouraged to bring guests to show off their school and prove that it’s never too late to finish your education. The highly publicized event drew members of the
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3 Paths for Life After the HSE: Which One Is Right For You?

by Scott Andrew Schulz, Ph.D. When I first visited Seeds of Literacy last year, I was impressed by the character of the students receiving education and support in hopes of earning a high school equivalency (HSE). No one forced them to attend tutoring sessions. Yet there they were, some twice
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[VIDEO] Seeds Celebrates National Literacy Month on WKYC

On Monday, August 27, Seeds Executive Director Bonnie Entler and 2018 Grad David Miller appeared on WKYC’s Live on Lakeside. In celebration of National Literacy Month (September), the pair discussed the Seeds program, Dave’s journey to earn his GED, Seeds recent loss of funding, and upcoming events viewers can attend.
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