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April 2018: Dr. Dipesh Navsaria: Reading programs are really about supporting strong parent-child bonds (The Capital Times)

October 2017: Literacy Builds Life Skills as Well as Language Skills (The New York Times)

September 2017: Pawtucket named state’s first ‘Bookend Cit’y for childhood literacy program (The Valley Breeze)

September 2017:  Pawtucket Named a Reach Out and Read “Bookend City” After Every Pediatric Practice in the City Joins School Readiness Initiative (The Providence American)

June 2017: Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds provides books to low-income families at pediatrician visits (Providence Business News)

May 2017: Reading with Children Starting in Infancy Gives Lasting Literacy Boost (Science Daily)

January 2017: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Celebrates Five Years of Supporting Early Literacy at WellOne in Pascoag and Foster

August 2016: The Pediatrician’s Role in Optimizing School Readiness (Pediatrics)

September 2016: Teaching Parents to Talk Math with their Kids (The Boston Globe)

August 2016: The Good News About Educational Inequality (New York Times Sunday Review)

August 2016: The Merits of Reading Real Books to Your Children (New York Times)

June 2016: Saving Tiny Tim — Pediatrics and Childhood Poverty in the United States (The New England of Medicine)

June 2016: Helping Children Thrive (New York Times)

April 2016:  Mitigating the Effects of Family Poverty on Early Child Development through Parenting Interventions in Primary Care (Academic Pediatrics)

December 2015: Reed’s ‘Prescribe a Book Act,’ Which puts Pediatricians on Front Line of Literacy, Becomes Law (Providence Journal)

August 2015: Science Proves Reading To Kids Really Does Change Their Brains  (Huffington Post)

August 2015: This is your child’s brain on reading (CNN)

March 2015: 10 Awesome Book Charities That Help Kids All Over The World (Huffington Post)

September 2014: The Way to Beat Poverty  (The New York Times)

July 2014: Pamela C. High: Books build better brains for kids (Providence Journal)

June 2014: Pediatrics Group to Recommend Reading Aloud to Children From Birth (The New York Times)

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February 2019: Winter Newsletter

November 2018: Fall Newsletter

August 2018:  Summer 2018 Newsletter

May 2018:  Photos galore: check out this month’s events!

February 2018: Reach Out and Read RI’s Winter Update

October 2017: Reach Out and Read RI’s Fall Update

July 2017: Reach Out and Read RI’s Summer Update

May 2017: Gala Wrap Up!

February 2017: News from Reach Out and Read Rhode Island

October 2016: News from Reach Out and Read Rhode Island

July 2016: Get Hooked on Reading this Summer

June 2016: Gala Newsletter – It’s a Wrap

February 2016: News from Reach Out and Read Rhode Island

October 2015: News from Reach Out and Read Rhode Island

June 2015: News from Reach Out and Read Rhode Island

March 2015: News from Reach Out and Read Rhode Island

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Biennial Reports

November 2018: Biennial Report

November 2016: Biennial Report

November 2014: Biennial Report


November 2017: Reach Out and Read RI: A Prescription for Reading

December 2015: Reach Out and Read RI: A Conversation with Donors

December 2015: Senator Reed talks about Reach Out and Read & ESSA

August 2015: CNN profiles the Reach Out and Read program at Hasbro Children’s Hospital

March 2015:  Reach Out and Read Rhode Island’s Program Video

October 2014: Reach Out and Read is Featured on the Today Show’s Hope To It segment

June 2014: PBS Newshour Report: Reading to Young Children Benefits Brain Development Featuring Reach Out and Read Rhode Island Board Member Dr. Pam High

November 2012:PBS Newshour: Pediatricians Add Reading to Essential Health Check-Up List

February 2012: On the occasion of Read Across America Day, Congressman David Cicilline Gives Congressional Recognition to Reach Out and Read RI on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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