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CEO Paul Lamoureux interviewed by Comcast Newsmakers on reading gaps

November 16, 2022

Read to a Child CEO Paul Lamoureux interviewed with the Greater Boston Comcast Newsmakers. They discussed how critical it is for children to be reading at grade level by the 4th grade. Studies have shown that this benchmark is crucial for a child’s ability to learn and have success in school. Then, Paul Lamoureux discusses how the Read Aloud Mentoring Program is addressing the achievement gap in under-resourced communities, that the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated. Below you can watch the interview, or follow the link!

Read to a Child opens the Read Aloud Mentoring Program at the Parkville Community School

November 1, 2022

In October, Read to a Child opened the Read Aloud Mentoring Program at the Parkville Community School in Hartford, CT. Fox 61 reported on our launch and the benefits that the program will bring to the students at Parkville! You can watch the video here!

Read to a Child CEO Paul Lamoureux interviews with The Megacast.

August 22, 2022
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UjYtGcDKkk

CEO Paul Lamoureux spoke with The Megacast in Michigan on August 19th, 2022 about Read to a Child’s work in Metro Detroit, the importance of reading aloud and positive mentoring, and our upcoming national Read to a Child Day on October 20th, 2022! Watch the interview to hear more about Read to a Child’s positive impact on students and volunteers, and to know more about Read to a Child’s future in the Detroit area and nationally!

In 2019, Boston Police Commissioner William Gross reads to students at the Tobin.

July 27, 2022

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How a small nonprofit made in-person mentoring an online success

February 10, 2021

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How pivoting to a virtual program model helped Read to a Child survive the pandemic

February 9, 2021

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Needham, MA seniors get together with kids for lunchtime reading

February 18, 2020

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Inspiring AARP Guest Blog for Read to a Child Hartford

February 14, 2020

Read to a Child Greater Hartford Director Lily Samuels shares the magic of the Lunchtime Reading Program and giving back to the community with AARP Connecticut’s members. Find the Blog Post Here

Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Awards Record Amount In Grants To Local Nonprofit Organizations For 2019

December 27, 2019

Find the full article here.

Mergers & Acquisitions: Eva Davis of Winston & Strawn named to 2020 Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A

December 16, 2019

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Press Releases

First Lady Lauren Baker Reads to Children in Read to a Child’s Lunchtime Reading Program in Framingham, MA

October 2, 2017

For Immediate Release: Monday, October 2, 2017   Framingham Superintendent Tremblay and Read to a Child CEO Paul Lamoureux join the First Lady at the Brophy School to highlight the importance…

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Mayor Martin J. Walsh Reads to Children in Read to a Child’s Lunchtime Reading Program at Roxbury’s Tobin School

September 28, 2017

For Immediate Release: Thursday, September 28, 2017   Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang and Eastern Bank President Quincy Miller Highlight the Value of Partnerships in Closing the Achievement Gap Boston,…

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New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart to read to Lincoln School students in Read to a Child’s Lunchtime Reading Program

April 25, 2017

  New Britain, CT – April 24, 2017 – Thursday morning, April 27 at 11:30 AM, New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart will read to second and third grade students in…

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Los Angeles Dodgers Alumnus Matt Luke to Read to Children in Read to a Child’s Lunchtime Reading Program

March 21, 2017

Read to a Child and Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Event during National Reading Month Highlights the Importance of Improving Children’s Literacy Skills Los Angeles, CA – National non-profit literacy and mentoring…

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Read to a Child to Host Read Aloud Event at Hartford’s Dr. Michael D. Fox in Celebration of School Launch and National Reading Month

March 17, 2017

Hartford, CT – Read to a Child, a national non-profit literacy and mentoring organization today announced the launch of Read to a Child’s Lunchtime Program at a new elementary school, the…

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Read to a Child announces the ‘Help Kids in Need Love to Read’ Fundraising Campaign during National Reading Month – March 1, 2017

March 1, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  $100,000 Will Support 6,000 One-on-One Reading Sessions with Caring Adults Nationwide WELLESLEY, MA, March 1, 2017 – National non-profit literacy and mentoring organization Read to a Child®…

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Read to a Child to host the Motor City Read-A-Thon, with events beginning March 1

February 24, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Read to a Child to host the Motor City Read-A-Thon, with events beginning March 1 National Reading Month events in March will connect caring adults from all…

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Sip n’ Shop Fundraiser for Read to a Child at Ooh La La in West Hartford on February 23, 2017

February 15, 2017

Click here and scroll down for Hartford Courant event listing (also pasted below) Read To A Child Fundraiser WEST HARTFORD — Ooh La La Boutique, 80 Memorial Rd., will host a “Gather,…

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin to Read to Betances Elementary Students in Read to a Child’s Lunchtime Reading Program – November 29, 2016

December 7, 2016

Hartford, November 29, 2016 – Tuesday morning December 5th at 11:30AM, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin will read to kindergarten and first grade students in Read to a Child’s Lunchtime Reading…

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Patriots Tight End and Children’s Book Author Martellus Bennett visits Read to a Child’s Lunchtime Reading Program at Boston’s Tobin School

November 16, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Boston Education Chief Rahn Dorsey and Read to a Child CEO Paul Lamoureux Participate to Highlight Partnerships Designed to Help Close the Literacy Gap      Photo…

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