Reina Prowler Honored as one of the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2022 CFOs of the Year

Children’s Literacy Initiative, a national 501(c)(3) working to advance equity in public education, proudly congratulates Interim CEO and CFO Reina Prowler on her recognition by the Philadelphia Business Journal (PBJ) as one of their 2022 CFO of the Year honorees. This prestigious award honors chief financial officers for their adaptability and demonstrated success.  

Hispanic Heritage Month – Book Collection

CLI celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with read alouds that center Latinx and Hispanic characters and cultures. These picture books, biographies, early readers, and middle-grade novels bring us stories from Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Inka Empire, and more.

Hispanic Heritage Month – Resource Guide

Hispanic Heritage Month is here (September 15 to October 15)! As we have done in the past with other heritage months, CLI is excited to share our thoughts on how to honor and acknowledge this special occasion, along with book recommendations and resources for the classroom.  

Building Strong Partnerships, CLI & The Bookworm Box

Children’s Literacy Initiative and The Bookworm Box, a Texas-based non-profit supporting charitable organizations, through the promotion and love of reading, have partnered to help transform literacy instruction and classrooms for racial equity. 

An Event to Remember: Raise a Glass for Reading

Raise a Glass for Reading 2022 was a blast and we’re grateful for those that could join us. It was such an amazing set of events and I enjoyed seeing the Children’s Literacy Initiative community gather and celebrate literacy together. In case you missed any of the events, I wanted to share the recap of the week’s events here.

Holiday Greetings

On behalf of the 104,419 children who are learning to read with the help of supporters like you, we wish you a very happy holiday, filled with joy, laughter, and a love of learning.

Native American Heritage Month 2021 Resource Guide

National Native American Heritage Month is here! Similar to what we have done with other heritage months, CLI is excited to share our thoughts on how to honor and acknowledge this special occasion, along with book recommendations and resources for the classroom.