25 Years

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OP ED: Literacy Is An Everyday Miracle

Before moving to Virginia, Billy Hallal was a Site Coordinator at Seeds. You can take the boy out of Seeds but you can’t take Seeds out of the boy.  Now at ForKids — one of the largest providers of homeless services to families in Virginia — he’s still sharing our
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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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A learning aid in Seeds' GED classroom

Putting Health Literacy into (Your) Practice

MaryAnn Nicolay, MEd, NDTR is a health educator with years of experience in diabetes and chronic disease management.  This led to an interest in health literacy as an integral component of helping people self-manage their health. She has volunteered with Seeds of Literacy’s Program Planning & Impact Committee since 2014.
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A learning aid in Seeds' GED classroom

Literacy, a Prescription for Good Health

For Health Literacy Month, Seeds of Literacy asked guest author MaryAnn Nicolay to shine a light on this often overlooked form of literacy. MaryAnn Nicolay, MEd, NDTR is a health educator with years of experience in diabetes and chronic disease management.  This led to an interest in health literacy as
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