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Reach Out and Read is thrilled to officially welcome Mark Del Monte and Lilly deSouza Burr to the National Board of Directors. Mark is the CEO/Executive Vice President of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Mark has for many years been a strong supporter and advocate of Reach Out and Read. We very much look forward […]


April 9, 2020
What started as a somewhat “nutty” idea by some of our pediatricians has turned into a full-scale outpouring of joy and love for reading together during these isolating times. Reach Out and Read’s video project #ReadTogether encourages family reading time and bonding by asking individuals to film and share videos of themselves reading children’s books […]
In these times of uncertainty, Perri Klass’ article in the New York Times, “Getting Through, Making Memories, and Being the Grown-Ups” offers ways to make this defining time in your children’s life about more than the pandemic. Klass states, “Parents have some power here. You can’t change the world, and you can’t change the larger […]
Performers at Can't Stop singing that song
Last October, the Boston Children’s Chorus (BBC) joined bassist Carlos Henriquez and a 15-piece band for Can’t Stop Singing That Song, a concert honoring the late musician and teacher Aline Shader. The concert celebrated Aline’s life-long commitment to share the joy of music, dance and reading with her students, friends, and family. Concert producer and […]

Read Across America

February 13, 2020
Reach Out and Read is proud to partner in this year’s, READ ACROSS AMERICA day on March 2, 2020. Two decades ago, the National Education Association (NEA) launched Read Across America and now it is the nation’s largest single-day celebration of reading. The program focuses on motivating children to read and encouraging adults to spend more time […]
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