Education Grantees

Prince of Peace Computer Literacy was awarded $1200 to provide computer literacy and technical instruction at Prince of Peace ODM, providing a safe environment for clients to advance their employment and personal development.

Rebecca Garcia was awarded $4,000 for staffing and supplies in support of Weaving Culture, Knitting Community. Through this project, refugees participate in a weekly weaving workshop that serves as a cultural exchange as students and teachers learn American and Bhutanese weaving, practice English, and work towards establishing an artists’ co-op at the Cudell Fine Arts Center.

Sounds of the Soul Acoustic Ensemble, a free music and arts education program in Collinwood and the surrounding urban area, was awarded $1,400 to purchase music supplies and to support instructor stipend and transportation, marketing, and program expenses.

Wigglewords, a program of Verb Ballets, was awarded $2000 to present free weekly movement based literacy workshops this summer at various Cleveland community centers. The program gets children, ages 3-8 years old, moving while improving skills in spelling, phonics, and rhyming.