Read about how CLI is making a difference for families inside and outside of the classroom!
CLI and i3: A Focus on Schoolwide Transformation
In an earlier post, Kelly Hunter, our executive director, talked about CLI’s shift from changing the world “one classroom at a time” to fostering sustainable, schoolwide change in the schools and districts we work with...Read More >
Read about how CLI is flourishing through partnerships with Target and the Connelly Foundation and how we celebrated World Read Aloud Day!
Early Literacy Program Takes Root
Children's Literacy Initiative has a plan for sustaining its presence in Philadelphia with a $1 million grant there, and is eyeing Chicago for a similar expansion as soon as fall 2013....
Huffington Post Live Features CLI Executive Director, Kelly Hunter for World Read Aloud Day
Huffington Post Live features CLI Executive Director, Kelly...
William Penn Foundation Donates 1M to CLI
Today, Children’s Literacy Initiative (CLI) received a $1 million challenge grant from the William Penn Foundation to dramatically expand its proven model in Philadelphia schools, including public, charter and parochial...
Listen to our Voices
CLI's Executive Director on CLI's mission and how it aligns with CLI Board Member, Chris Beck's book "Listen to our Voices."
CLI's Work Highlighted in the Chicago Tribune
The Chicago Tribune highlights CLI's work in Chicago.
CLI's Executive Director, Kelly Hunter, Ed.D., and LeVar Burton
LeVar Burton discusses the importance of childhood literacy with Kelly Hunter, Ed.D., on HuffPost Live:
CLI's Executive Director-900AM Wurd Podcast
Listen to CLI's Executive Director, Kelly...
CLI 2011 Report
The CLI 2011 Report is now available online. This report highlights CLI’s accomplishments and growth from July 2010-December 2011. Additionally, it focuses on...