Marty Martinez Podcast: Reach Out and Read

(American Diversity Report)

Marty Martinez leads the Reach Out and Read network, which includes more than 6,000 program sites in all 50 states and nearly 30 regional, state, and local affiliates. Marty brings 25 years of experience working on behalf of young people, families and underserved communities across the Greater Boston area. He has a strong skill set and expertise in public health, nonprofit management and positive youth development.

In the new American Diversity Report Podcast, hear Marty discuss …

1. How does Reach Out and Read’s new children’s book, Talk Baby Talk, inspire a conversation about diversity in families?

2. Why is it important to have this conversation early in childhood and what is its impact?

3.  How will this book help with the goal of building more awareness of diversity and more resiliency to handle stress and challenges without resorting to violence?

Listen to the episode at The American Diversity Report here.