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University of New Haven: Our partner in the community!

We at New Haven Reads have always felt that connecting with our community is crucial to our mission. For us to succeed as an organization, other organizations must also succeed, because only through working together can we truly… Read More

NHR Staff Read BIPOC Authors Online for Students

If you’ve visited the New Haven Reads blog or social media recently, you likely noticed the Take a Trip with New Haven Reads project. From February 15th to February 19th, New Haven Reads uploaded a daily video of… Read More

March 2021: One year of NHR programs under lockdown

One year ago today, New Haven Reads shut our program doors and went completely virtual. Take a look at what we’ve been up to and how we continued to share the joy and power of reading!

Black History Month at NHR

Every year, New Haven Reads celebrates Black History Month at every tutoring site, with Site Directors and Assistant Site Directors deciding what the celebration at their location will entail.  This year, Site Directors and Assistant Site Directors had… Read More

A Week in the Life of Our Outreach Director Natosha

Week in the life of the Outreach Director Natosha Every week comes with certain tasks that must be done without fail. First thing I do in the morning is read and reply to my emails, usually 15-30 emails… Read More

Take a trip with NHR staff!

Take a trip with New Haven Reads staff around the world to hear poems and books written by BIPOC authors. Each day this we week will be posting a new reading from a staff member along with a… Read More

Click here to read about our Teacher Open House.

 On January 29th and 30th, our Book Bank opened its doors for our Winter Teacher Open House. Teachers were able to RSVP ahead of time or, if they were unable to attend,  could place a book order on… Read More

Click Here to Meet Piper O’Keefe: Education Department Intern

Often, the only thing that many tutors and interns at New Haven Reads have in common is an enormous heart, a love of reading, and a dedication to helping others. Beyond that, it’s anyone’s guess where they are… Read More

Thanks to you, NHR will have a bright 2021!

A student smiles with three books

Huge thanks to everyone who made an end of year gift to New Haven Reads during our annual appeal! Reading is critical for school – and life – success. By sharing the joy and power of reading, New… Read More

Meet one of our students: Andrew

Every Tuesday and Thursday, Andrew excitedly logs into the Zoom tutoring session, oftentimes arriving ten minutes early. He lights the room up with a smile, and as tutors and students start trickling in, he excitedly asks, “How is… Read More