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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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She Found Her Voice In A Ballroom: Student Success

November 2018:  Valerie Taylor approached the lectern slowly when it was her turn to address the crowd.  She took a deep breath, and spoke — deliberately, with purpose and clarity. For a moment, she paused as emotion took over her. The audience hung on every word, and when she was
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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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Award-Winning Playwright Eric Coble Speaks to Seeds Book Club

After spending the last few weeks reading Eric Coble’s collection of short ten-minute plays, Ten Minutes From Cleveland, the members of the Seeds Book Club were lucky enough to get a visit from the playwright himself on Wednesday, May 2. Similar to his plays, Eric’s kindness, humility, and humor awed
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Seeds Launches A Book Club for Students & Tutors

Coffee shops filled with coworkers. A church basement with neighbors. Stay-at-home moms gathered in a living room. Book Clubs form for reasons as varied as their meeting locations. The commonality? A love of the written word and a good story. But what if someone struggles with literacy? Would they even
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