Starting a Program

The Raising A Reader program is available to early childhood professionals, agencies and communities nationwide who join our national network by becoming affiliates. The network consists of a wide variety of affiliate host agencies, including:

The range of settings for successful implementation of Raising A Reader is also varied and includes:

As you embark on the process of exploring Raising A Reader for your agency and community, it is helpful to consider the following steps:

Step One: Create a Plan
Step Two: Develop a Budget
Step Three: Become an Affiliate

Regardless of where you might be in the process of exploring Raising A Reader, we look forward to speaking with you. Please contact our outreach staff by calling 650-489-0550 or emailing

Raising A Reader is a national nonprofit organization that helps families successfully build and sustain literacy routines in the home.