September 21, 8:30am - 10:00am EDT. Hosted at East Cleveland Public Library
About the speaker
Margo Hudson is passionate about learning. She earned her GED® in 2012 from Seeds of Literacy in Cleveland, Ohio. She spent 11 years studying and took the test 6 times before finally passing. Margo now tutors twice a week at Seeds, helping students like herself. She is an inspirational example of what is possible when you persevere.
In 2016, she was named National Adult Learner of the Year and received Governor Kasich’s Courage Award. That same year, she led the Pledge of Allegiance at a session of the Republican National Convention. In 2017, Cleveland Magazine named Margo one of Cleveland’s Most Interesting People, and she is a 2018 Cleveland Foundation Place.Maker.
The third annual Cleveland Book Week runs this year from Sept. 21-29 and will celebrate present and past Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards winners, while offering a number of free literary and literacy-themed events for the community. The series of events is highlighted by the sold-out 83rd annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards ceremony, scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 27 in the State Theatre at Playhouse Square.
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The Front Porch Media Network, LLC (“Front Porch”) is a Lakewood, OH-based podcast network committed to bringing engaging, conversation-starting content to people wherever they are. The Company produces, edits, records, and publishes original, quality content about movies, comedy, classic literature, and the Great American Songbook. The Front Porch programs are distributed through the Company’s website, iTunes, and mobile platforms to keep listeners going throughout their day, either on their daily commute, their morning run, or while doing the laundry! The company has produced creative, daring, and distinctive podcasts that create “conversations of substance.”
This event is presented in partnership with the Cleveland Foundation and 2018 Cleveland Book Week. To learn more, please visit clevelandfoudnation.org/bookweek