SCGLR Engagement Team

An Energized Time of Connection, Learning, and Sharing

Recently, 26 Engagement Team members from the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading gathered for a quarterly Zoom meeting. This group of …
THIS-BOOK-IS-COOL!

THIS BOOK IS COOL! and Suncoast Summer Reading Challenge Data Narrative

The Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) has been described as the elephant within The Patterson Foundation’s (TPF) zoo of initi…
Photo: Pop Up Neighbor Event

Pop up Neighbor Through Laundry: All It Costs Is to Care Enough to Care

Although it’s been nearly a month since I had the privilege to participate in my first Pop Up Neighbor Through Laundry event, vignettes of th…

Attendance Superstars: The Nice List

Dear Mrs. Claus, I’m writing to let you know about some extraordinary educators that should definitely be put on the nice list (and because I…
No Small Matter

No Small Matter Documentary Virtual Screening

No Small Matter is a feature-length documentary film and national engagement campaign that brings public attention to the importance of early…
Pop-Up Laundry

Spreading Literacy, Pineapples, and Joy: Pop-Up Neighbor Through Laundry

It wasn’t exactly a holiday party, although you could feel a sense of celebration in the air. Smiles, conversations, snacks, and laughter wer…
Team Communicative

Started as Strangers…Ended as Friends

Editor’s Note: The Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) is looking forward to partnering with groups, nonprofits, agencies, and …
The Magic of Books

The Magic of Books

Books have this mysterious appeal. On one hand, books can be read to garner information like how long dolphins live or how castles were built…

Zooming into Another Year of Impact: The Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading’s Community Update Zoom

Recently, the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) hosted its annual Community Update via Zoom. With over 200 participants joini…
Attendance Awareness Poster Contest

The Gift of Attendance

Friends! The holidays are coming up just around the corner and my family is going all in. I don’t know about you, but I, like a lot of people…
Suncoast Remake Learning Days

Remake Learning Days Highlights Educational Experiences Across the Suncoast

Editor’s Note: Muscle-Building Labinars — Suncoast Remake Learning Days event hosts and partnering organizations are eligible for muscle-buil…

Digital Access for All

Who needs dependable access to large amounts of digital data at high speeds and affordable prices? Everyone. That aspect of modern life led T…
The-Amazing-Race: SCGLR Style

The Amazing Race: SCGLR Style!

My family really enjoys playing games. I grew up playing the card game, Pitch, with my cousins and later became obsessed with a variety of ga…

United Way Suncoast: Freedom to Rise

Bronwyn Beightol, chief impact officer for United Way Suncoast, interviews Debra Jacobs, president and CEO of The Patterson Foundation, and …
Rita story

We Asked, They Answered: Feedback from THIS BOOK IS COOL! Summer Reading

The interest in the 2021 THIS BOOK IS COOL! Suncoast Summer Reading Challenge was unprecedented from the start. Our goal of reaching 2,000 ch…
THIS BOOK IS COOL!

A Heartwarming Story of Impact

Editor’s Note: This story came to us through THIS BOOK IS COOL! summer connector, Renée Isrel.  The names in the story have been changed at t…
Casa San Juan Bosco and Stronger Me Stronger We

EDUCATION: THE KEY TO ARCADIA’S FUTURE

Note: with special thanks to Catholic Charities Helen Rombalski and Clara Alvarez for sharing the impact of Stronger Me, Stronger We and THIS…
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