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  • Councilmember Margaret Chin Reads to Children of Charles B. Wang Community Health Center in Manhattan

    By amandaberlin on September 1, 2016
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      Councilmember Margaret Chin read “Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed” to children in the waiting room of Charles B. Wang Community Health Center in Manhattan. Thank you to organizers at the site, Reach Out and Read coordinator, Grace Cheung, Medical Champion Dr. Loretta Au, and ROR Volunteer Kevin Li. Charles B. Wang Community Health Center serves approximately 1900 […]
  • The Power of Partnerships to Spread Resources, Knowledge and Share Celebrations

    By amandaberlin on September 1, 2016
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      We are very honored to be part of a community that cares so deeply about early childhood literacy. The passion is evident in the numerous organizations that share the mission with us of providing resources and education to parents and children on the importance of reading together and making that practice a habit every day. We wanted to outline […]
  • Early Literacy Awareness Week Events at St. Barnabas Hospital and Plaza Del Sol Family Health Center

    By amandaberlin on September 1, 2016
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      Early Literacy Awareness Week took place the week of August 15 and Reach Out and Read of Greater New York staff and program sites participated and aided in the effort to build awareness around the importance of early literacy.   ROR GNY, along with some of our most enthusiastic and active program sites, participated in events throughout the week. […]
  • Literacy Fairs with East New York Reads and South Jamaica Reads

    By amandaberlin on July 29, 2016
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    Reach Out and Read of Greater New York participated in two literacy fairs with East New York Reads and South Jamaica Reads partners at Highland Park and Marconi Park, respectively.   Reach Out and Read distributed books, bookmarks, and coloring pages to the many families that attended.   East New York Reads and South Jamaica Reads are two place-based collaborative […]
  • City’s First Readers Brings Together Community for Literacy Celebration at Woodhull Medical Center

    By amandaberlin on July 29, 2016
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      As a proud partner organization to City’s First Readers (CFR), we’re excited to bring you news about a literacy celebration for children and local families at the New York City Health + Hospitals/Woodhull medical center in Brooklyn that took place on July 20, 2016.   CFR is a citywide initiative created by the New York City Council promoting early […]
  • Uncommon Goods Volunteers and Delivers Uncommon Good

    By amandaberlin on July 29, 2016
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        On Friday, July 8th, volunteers from UncommonGoods visited NYU Lutheran Family Health Centers Sunset Park in Brooklyn and read to families in the waiting room.   UncommonGoods, an online marketplace offering creatively designed, high-quality merchandise, has raised over $63,000 for Reach Out and Read programs nationally through their Better to Give program—the equivalent of 23,000 books nationwide!   […]
  • Identifying a Reading Problem in Your Child

    By nataliepeart on July 25, 2016
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    *This article was written by our communications intern, Mallory Croak.   Reading should be fun! But what if your child is having difficulty? If you’ve tried many of the tips out there (reading on a walk, at dinner, in a fun setting, trying new themes, etc.) and you still cannot get your child engaged with books, it is time to […]
  • Executive Director, Laurie Williams, Interviewed by The Brooklyn Reader

    By amandaberlin on July 15, 2016
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      Our Executive Director was interviewed by theHealthy Start Community Action Network’s news and information-based resource “The Brooklyn Reader.” Click here to read about how we’re tackling the “good problem” of having more clinics and doctors’ offices than we can accommodate desirous of bringing the Reach Out and Read model to their communities. You’ll also learn about how we aspire […]
  • Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton Community Health Center’s Wonderland Event Raises Funds for Their Reach Out and Read program

    By amandaberlin on July 5, 2016
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      On Wednesday, June 22nd, a fundraiser for the Reach Out and Read programs at the William F. Ryan Community Health Network sites was held at the Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton Community Health Center.   The fundraiser was themed “Wonderland” (from Alice in Wonderland), including everything from treats from Baked By Melissa and a photo booth complete with a hiding Cheshire Cat.   […]
  • Queens Hospital Center Hosts Training for Medical Providers

    By amandaberlin on July 5, 2016
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      On June 10th, Queens Hospital Center hosted a Refresher Training in the Reach Out and Read model for medical providers from three Queens Hospital Center satellites.   In total, 17 medical providers, from four different sites (Parsons Medical Center, South Queens Community Health Center, Springfield Gardens Medical Center, and the main hospital in Jamaica) came together to retrain in […]

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