THE WORDPLAY NEWSROOM

October 29, 2019

WordPlay Cincy is proud to announce that Karen Harshaw has joined the development team as the Northside-based nonprofit’s Chief Development Officer. Harshaw brings nearly 20 years of development experience to her role, most recently working as the founder and principal consultant of SPARK Philanthro...

October 8, 2019

More than 120 local professionals, philanthropists and community members gathered at Nicola’s restaurant in Over-The-Rhine on Sept. 12 for the fourth annual Legendary Dinner for WordPlay. Attendees raised over $100,000 for WordPlay’s capital campaign, “Unleash Curiosity; Ignite Community.”

Guests enj...

September 27, 2019

NORTHSIDE - The team at WordPlay Cincy continues to grow. The seven-year-old nonprofit focused on building literacy through the arts recently hired Amy Tuttle as Director of Programming, Mia Vera as Program Coordinator and Spring Starr Pillow as Lead Teaching Artist. The new hires complete a robust...

August 19, 2019

OVER-THE-RHINE—With a new building located in the heart of the community of Northside and a new slate of expanded opportunities to connect with thousands of youth from around the region, WordPlay Cincy has plenty to celebrate at its fourth annual “Legendary Dinner” at Nicola’s restaurant in Over-the...

August 13, 2019

It is with great excitement that WordPlay Cincy announces the advancement of one of its longest-serving and most dedicated leaders, Reba Hennessey. After playing an integral part of building WordPlay into a successful, sustainable organization, Hennessey is taking a bold new step of her own: she is...

August 5, 2019

CINCINNATI - WordPlay Cincy is proud to announce that its longest-term student, Lilly Gieseke, 18, leaves Wednesday, Aug. 7, to attend the second annual International Congress of Youth Voices in Puerto Rico. Lilly, along with two other WordPlay students and two WordPlay chaperones, will join other y...