Tag : Lifelong Learning

9 years, 8 months ago Comments Off on Charitable Words Celebrates One Year, Plans Focus Areas, Internships For 2014

It’s been a year since Charitable Words was born on a white board in a small office in an elegant but aging historic building on Main Street, Cincinnati. The office has not changed much. The world around us has plenty. And 18 Charitable Words Scholars assigned to “learning and lending a hand” with nonprofits have […]

So Far So Good, But Much Remains To Be Done By Charitable Words Scholars
9 years, 11 months ago Comments Off on So Far So Good, But Much Remains To Be Done By Charitable Words Scholars
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Since the launch of its pilot project last fall, Charitable Words Scholars has connected 10 students interested in humanitarian work with nonprofits in Greater Cincinnati and around the globe. Several more assignments are pending for the summer and fall. Our goal for next year is to double that number and scale up to do much more going forward. […]

9 years, 11 months ago Comments Off on Never Too Early, Never Too Late To Make A Difference In Reading Skills, Literacy

Faces of learning at all ages  A “Read Aloud 15 Minutes” father reading The reading tubs at Wordplay Cincy Charitable Words Scholar Sarah Jernigan with GED students Literacy Network’s Hope Award winner Herman Overby, who learned to read so that he could read the bible to his grandchildren   Last week I posted about Read Aloud 15 Minutes, […]

Charitable Words Scholar's Field Report:  'A Feeling Of Family' At Education Center
10 years, 3 months ago 4

University of Cincinnati communications junior Sarah Jernigan is an intern on assignment to Cincinnati’s East End Adult Education Center. Here is her report from the field, shown working with students James and Denise. Thanks for the important work you are doing, Sarah. And thanks to the center for hosting her as a Charitable Words Scholar. […]