Cleveland uses literature to empower youth, overcome social divides

Cleveland has been quietly building a network of book clubs, libraries, and empowerment groups "using literature to empower marginalized groups, foster economic dynamism, and bridge social divides." From workplace and veterans literature discussions led by community professors to youth writing initiatives, the city has uniquely woven literacy and social justice into its daily fabric. Journalist Christopher Johnston asks, could it be a model for other divided cities?

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