New Haven Reads has distributed thousands of gently-used books to children at the New Haven meal pick-up locations since early May. It has been exciting to see the joy on children’s faces as they receive their books. We… Read More
Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. It took 2.5 years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed before finally enforcing and freeing all of enslaved Black people. Today Juneteenth… Read More
Founded to share the joy and power of reading, New Haven Reads partners with the community to provide free 1-on-1 tutoring, educational family support, and a book bank to empower aspiring readers to master the literacy skills needed to thrive in school and life.