Seeds In the News

Recent Media Coverage

October 23, 2023 | Nonprofit HR 2023 Women to Watch – Bonnie Entler: The Importance of Flexibility and Respect in Creating a Successful Team

July 24, 2023 | Ideastream Public Media: Adult graduation ceremony celebrates NE Ohioans’ progress towards dreams

May 29, 2023 | Spectrum News: Mother & son get GED together as Seeds of Literacy celebrates 25th year

February 7, 2023 | Ideastream Public Media: “This MetroHealth pediatrician founded a nonprofit in the trunk of his car – Site Coordinator Kara Krawiec and her student “Mr. Johnson” were interviewed on the impact low literacy has on healthcare.

January 19, 2023 | Channel 5: President Bonnie Entler’s response to Amazon ending its charitable giving donation program, Amazon Smile

January 5, 2023 | Ideastream Public Media : Hey Cleveland! Can you read a million books in 2023?

January 2023 | Library of Congress Center for the Book (Ohio Affiliate) – Margo Hudson was featured on a podcast about illiteracy rates in Cleveland and her journey. Her interview begins at 6:18.

January 2023 | The Euclid Observer profiled Margo Hudson as part of the Cleveland Reads Initiative

January 2, 2023 | Fox 8 Cleveland: Kerry Klein accepts a large donation from the Cavs and Caesar’s sportsbook as part of the first day of sports betting in Ohio

January 3, 2023 | WKYC We the People with Leon Bibb: Bonnie Entler and Margo Hudson appeared as part of the Cleveland Reads initiative

December 14, 2022 | WKYC promoted the kick-off for Cleveland Reads, featuring Margo Hudson’s image on the side of the RTA bus

December 13, 2022 | The Land: ‘Do I eat that day?’ Cost of public transit burdens Cleveland job-seekers, GED students

November 2022 | Freshwater mentions Seeds of Literacy in an article about keeping Little Free Libraries Stocked

October 2022 | Book Banter podcast: Dr. Carmine Stewart talks to Appletree Books podcast host Julia Biars

October 2022 | Speak with Presence podcast : Captain Courtney Schoch talks about her life and her latest adventure – Running for (Seeds) of Literacy

August 2022 | Seeds’ literacy facts cited in piece titled “How to donate…Get more books in hands of Cleveland students.”

August 2022 | Channel 5 – How Adults Are Sharpening Their Skills Later in Life

April 15, 2022 | Honoring Margo Hudson as a Volunteer difference-maker for her adult learning work.

October 20, 2021 | WKYC Channel 3: Getting GED Goals Back on Track with Seeds of Literacy – Maureen Kyle checks in with Seeds students and staff via Zoom

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 24, 2021 | Fox 8 Reporter Kevin Freeman interviewed VP of Programming Dr. Carmine Stewart about the impact of low literacy during the COVID pandemic

March 23, 2021 | 19 News Reporter Steven Hernandez interviewed graduate Maria Rodriguez and volunteer Maryann Nicolay as part of a prime time special Cleveland Comeback: Facts about the Vax

March 23, 2021 | Margo Hudson was interviewed as part of WKYC Cleveland’s “How the Stay At Home Order impacted Ohioans” story.

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.