Raising A Reader in the New York Times Holiday Giving Edition

Raising A Reader in the New York Times Holiday Giving Edition

We’re thrilled to be recommended in the New York Times Holiday Giving Edition. “So if we want to give more people the best shot possible at secure, healthy and happy futures and attaining their dreams, we need to get books into more children’s hands and homes,”...
Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Thank you! This Giving Tuesday, Raising A Reader wants to give sincere thanks to our network of Affiliates, Partners, and supporters across the nation who help make our work possible. We love working closely with you to help bring diverse stories to the children and...
We’re joining forces with Lit Lab

We’re joining forces with Lit Lab

We are thrilled to announce Raising A Reader is joining forces with Lit Lab’s incredible community committed to serving children and their families, and are accepting the donation of LitLab’s kidappolis, designed for caregivers to support early learning in...
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 –...