Entries by Mersadies Hunter

Read Across America Day 2022 Recap

March 2nd was Read Across America (RAA) Day. This literacy holiday was created by the National Education Association (NEA) to motivate children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources with a different theme each year. This year’s RAA theme was diversity and inclusion. The Literacy Cooperative, along with our 21 partners, celebrated […]

Read Across America Day 2022 Author Spotlight with Ebony Donley

In honor of this year’s Read Across America Day theme being diversity and inclusion, The Literacy Cooperative highlighted several local authors who were either diverse in their identity or emphasized diversity within their work. Ebony Donley, Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) educator and owner of Literacy Innovations is one of the local authors in our spotlight. […]

How a Local Bakery is Using Its Talents to Advance Literacy

    In January of 2022, Leah Schaffer, the owner, and sole-baker of Tiny Kitchen Bakeshop announced on her bakery’s Instagram page that she would be donating all of her January and February proceeds to The Literacy Cooperative. Soon after, The Literacy Cooperative reached out to Leah to conduct an interview to learn more about […]