Recent Media Coverage
August 6, 2021 | Channel 5 – “Literacy Non-Profit Addresses Vaccine Hesitancy in the Classrooms” – News5 Cleveland reporter Jade Jarvis returned to Seeds West where she spoke with VP of Programming Dr. Carmine Stewart, and students Ricco (vaccinated) and Marketta (un-vaccinated via zoom) about vaccine hesitancy.
March 2, 2021 | WKYC Cleveland “Digital Divide Impacts GED Programs” Channel 3’s Brandon Simmons took a look at the impact the Digital Divide has on adult learners in GED programs like Seeds. Featuring student Paula and Site Coordinator Chris Richards
February 16, 2021 | Channel 5 – “Seeds needs more tutors to handle influx of students in Virtual Classroom” Channel 5 reporter Jade Jarvis visited Seeds West to speak with tutors Bill Cook and Lenny Horowitz, as well as staffer Todd Seabrook
October 8, 2020 | Channel 5 Shares Our Virtual Classroom Story Channel 5 reporter Jade Jarvis visited Seeds East to talk to student Eddie Clark and tutor Ed Round, as well as staffer Kara Krawiec
July 16, 2019 | Seeds in the News: The Educational Journey of Erica McCrary Columbus reporter Lisa Rantala interviewed Seeds of Literacy student Erica McCrary, a woman who graduated from high school without ever learning to read or write
June 03, 2019 | Spectrum News: Uncovering Functional Illiteracy in Cleveland Lindsay Oliver spent a morning at Seeds East, learning the meaning of functional illiteracy and its impact on Cleveland.
April 15, 2019 | Seeds Appears on Cleveland’s 43 Focus with Harry Boomer Harry Boomer interviewed Bonnie Entler and Carmine Stewart about the launch of the Beginning & Struggling Reader Program.
January 22, 2019 | WKYC’s We the People Features Seeds Kara Krawiec and Bonnie Entler appeared with Tiffany Tarpley to discuss the TEGNA Foundation grant and ProLiteracy Hero award.
October 26, 2016 | Grad Shares Story of Illiteracy’s Impact on Health 2012 graduate Maria Rodriguez appeared with Bonnie Entler on Leah Haslage’s Healthy Cleveland show.
October 10, 2018 | WKYC’s Ana Garcia Visits Seeds Ana Garcia of The Ana Show on WKYC interviewed students about their experiences in the Seeds of Literacy classroom. Billy Hallal also interviewed.
August 27, 2018 | Seeds Celebrates National Literacy Month on WKYC Bonnie Entler and 2018 graduate David Miller appeared on Live on Lakeside
August 20, 2018 | Seeds Talks Strength & Courage on PlayaT Show Bonnie Entler, Jo Steigerwald, and 2018 grad Tyrell Chandler visited with PlayaT.
January 2, 2018 | Seeds Appears on Cleveland’s 43 Focus with Harry Boomer Chris Richards and Carmine Steweart discussed the changing landscape of adult education.