Reach Out and Read In the News
Nurturing Young Hearts and Minds with Millie Moon
At Reach Out and Read, we envision a world where all parents have daily, positive, meaningful, language-rich interactions with their child, a world where every child is read to every day as close, loving relationships support a child’s ability to thrive. With the shared belief of nurturing young children’s hearts and minds, we are pleased […]
I am excited to share that Reach Out and Read has now reached Platinum Level, the highest possible rating, on GuideStar. As you may know, GuideStar is an online database of nonprofit organizations that is frequently used by funders and potential partners to research nonprofits and make funding decisions. In addition, a variety of other philanthropic databases pull […]
This update of a School Readiness Technical Report from the American Academy of Pediatrics, published in Pediatrics, cites the Reach Out and Read program as “the most studied and scaled primary prevention program” seeking “to prevent gaps in readiness before they occur.” Starting with a comprehensive overview of the definition of, and assessments of school readiness, […]
Want to get involved? If you are a current Kappa Psi member visit our partner page. Reach Out and Read is thrilled to be a philanthropic partner of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, the oldest and largest pharmaceutical fraternity in the United States. Over the past year, the members of Kappa Psi have helped Reach Out […]
Reach Out and Read is pleased to announce that it has been identified as a Health Services Initiative in the state of Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA), in partnership with the University of Oklahoma (OU) College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, is working to increase the number of well-child visits and developmental screenings […]
Sari Feldman from Publishers Weekly interviewed Reach Out and Read’s Co-Founder Dr. Robert Needleman on starting Reach Out and Read in Boston, MA, 30 years ago. Needlman talks about the unique intersection health and education play in emerging literacy and the important partnership with librarians in the community.