Super Summer Learning Adventures: Meet Our Partners

Super Summer Learning Adventures: Meet Our Partners

A special thanks to our Super Summer Learning Adventures (SSLA) Program partners! SSLA develops and reinforces early learning skills through easy-to-use tools and resources that support learning recovery and school readiness through meaningful family experiences. At...
Viewing Children’s Books through an Intersectional Lens

Viewing Children’s Books through an Intersectional Lens

Tymisha Sweet, RAR Senior Manager, Program and Affiliate Relations, recently attended Viewing Children’s Books Through an Intersectional Lens thanks to the Highlights Foundation. VIEWING CHILDREN’S BOOKS THROUGH AN INTERSECTIONAL LENS Guest author: Tymisha...

From Raising A Reader ❤️

Raising A Reader believes that all children, families and teachers should feel safe and supported on their school campuses to learn, to play, and to grow as humans. That sense of safety contributes to an overall feeling of connection and is critical to a student’s...
Official Statement: Book Banning

Official Statement: Book Banning

While book banning is not new in the United States, it is happening at alarming rates in school libraries across the country right now.  The communities we serve through Raising A Reader (RAR)—from rural to suburban to urban—are not monolithic. One of our top...
Investing in women and their health

Investing in women and their health

Every child deserves to have a healthy start in life, and every mother should have access to quality healthcare before pregnancy, throughout pregnancy and in childbirth.  Not only does access to quality maternal healthcare options ensure the good health of a mother –...

Welcome Carol Emig, New Board Chair!

Welcoming a new board chair!We are so proud to welcome Carol Emig as Raising A Reader’s incoming board chair. Carol began her service on RAR’s board in 2017 and we are thrilled for begin her service as RAR’s board chair as the first female leading RAR’s...