05 8 / 2013

All People CDF Freedom Schools is in its last week. Check out this video highlighting the best interviews and moments of the summer!

25 7 / 2013

 The read-aloud guest for July 25 was Janet Ravneberg, Impact Director at United Way of Central Ohio. She read, “Oh The Places You’ll Go” by Dr Suess.  Janet has been with United Way for 25 years. What she like most about her job?  ”Every day is an opportunity to connect with people to make a difference,” says Janet. 

 We are thankful to have guests like Janet at the All People CDF Freedom Schools! 

24 7 / 2013

July The read-aloud guest for Wednesday, July 24 was Rev. Karen Cook, pastor at Church for All People. When asked about the importance of All People CDF Freedom Schools, “Its vital.  No one can take away your knowledge. We have seen an increase in graduation rates, increase in reading scores, science scores, and math scores across the city. I hope there are more Freedom Schools last year,” says Karen. 

23 7 / 2013

The read-aloud guest for Tuesday, July 23 was Nancy Szaronos who works at a local hair salon. Nancy read, “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore” by William Joyce.

When asked what she thought of All People CDF Freedom Schools, Nancy said, “The enthusiasm, the excitement, every person in this school just has such giant smiles…when it was recognition time I wanted to recognize the staff because they do such an awesome job.” 

Watch her full interview above!

22 7 / 2013

 The read-aloud guest for Monday, July 22 was Bill DeMora who works at Strategies Unlimited. 

20 7 / 2013

Our read-aloud guest for Friday was Mark Stansbery, Center Manager at Barack Community Center.  In honor of Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday this past week, Mark read Mandel’s 1994 inaugural speech.

The scholars discussed what the word “freedom” meant to them. In the video above, Mark tells us what freedom means to him and why he enjoys his work at Barack Community Center. 

18 7 / 2013

This morning, Sara Weisbrod, administrative and communication assistant at Community Development For All People was our read-aloud guest. Sara read, “Miss Nelson Is Missing” by James Marshall.   This was her favorite to read in grade school which is why Sara wanted to share it with the scholars today. 

This morning, Sara Weisbrod, administrative and communication assistant at Community Development For All People was our read-aloud guest. Sara read, “Miss Nelson Is Missing” by James Marshall.   This was her favorite to read in grade school which is why Sara wanted to share it with the scholars today.