2024 Leadership Conference
Moments That Matter: Strengthening Early Relationships Through Systems Change
May 15-17, 2024 | New York
The Scholastic Building | New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
We hope you’ll choose to join us at the Leadership Conference. We are grateful for your partnership with and commitment to Reach Out and Read!
Our Leadership Conference brings together about 250 Reach Out and Read community leaders, partners, funders, and stakeholders focused on promoting healthy outcomes for young children. Our 2024 gathering is focused on growing and strengthening the Reach Out and Read movement and sustainably changing systems that impact children, families, and communities.
Tentative Conference Schedule
Wednesday, May 15
Day: Arrive in New York City
~1 p.m.: Networking or NYC bus tour
~5:30-8:30 p.m.: Welcome reception at Scholastic
12-5 p.m.: From Research to Practice to Policy: Promoting Early Relational Health, at Scholastic
Thursday, May 16
Day: Sessions at New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
Friday, May 17
Half-day: Sessions and lunch at the Marriott
1 p.m.: Departure
Reach Out and Read will provide all meals and materials for the conference. Attendees are responsible for their own travel and accommodations.
Reach Out and Read has arranged a first-come, first-served room block at a discounted rate. Book your stay here. If you’d prefer to call in your reservation, you can do so at (888) 436-3759. Please reference Reach Out and Read Leadership Conference. The room block closes Tuesday, April 16.
A two-minute walk from the Jay Street-MetroTech subway station, the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge is an eight-minute walk from the Brooklyn Bridge and two miles from the One World Trade Center observation deck.
Sleek rooms have flat-screen TVs, wifi (for a fee), and desks, plus minifridges and coffeemakers; some add pull-out sofas and/or or city views. Suites offer living areas; some include balconies and/or kitchenettes. Club quarters provide access to a lounge with free breakfast and snacks. The hotel features a relaxed American restaurant, a bar and a snack shop, as well as an indoor pool, a spa and a fitness center.