Reach Out and Read In the News
Our Commitment to Racial Equity
As our nation reckons with systemic racism and the deep and historic inequities that have long existed, the Reach Out and Read community reckons with our role and our responsibility to take action. We often talk about our platform – a platform for opportunity for children in the earliest years and months of life. And yet that […]
Reading diverse and inclusive books is a wonderful way to allow children to see themselves reflected, learn about other people and their experiences, imagine themselves in another place or time, imagine themselves in another person’s experiences, recognize our similarities, and celebrate differences. Reading is more than fundamental. It provides the opportunity to teach our children […]
Dr. Elizabeth Erickson, Medical Director of Family Connect – Durham delivering Reach Out and Read to the children and families in NC.
Moms rely on each other for good advice on all things to do with parenting and often that advice comes through social media channels. Reach Out and Read recently partnered with Babbleboxx and several talented professional bloggers to amplify the message of spending time reading aloud together. Joy was the overwhelming sentiment from the moms […]
Reach Out and Read is pleased to announce that we now partner with the Miles Ahead Network car donation fundraising program! Miles Ahead Network makes it easy to turn your donation of a car, truck, van, RV, trailer, or boat into a generous gift to Reach Out and Read. Whatever condition it is in, your […]
Fifteen percent of young children are now diagnosed with a developmental disability. Young children with developmental disabilities benefit from heightened structure, clear expectations, and an array of services that were obstructed by COVID‐19. Increased difficulties for children, in turn, exacerbate parent stress, and quarantine also often means many parents not only serve as their child’s […]