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Intern Spotlight: Elena Brennan

Name: Elena Brennan Hometown: New Haven CT College and Major: Wesleyan Government & American Studies Tutoring Site: Science Park Clubs: Math II Favorite Childhood Book: The Bloody Jack book series by L.A. Meyer & Katherine Kellgren At the… Read More

Intern Spotlight: Zherah Collier

Name: Zherah Collier Hometown: New Haven, CT College and Major: American University, International Relations and Public Health Tutoring Site: Dixwell Clubs: Math Club I, II, Creative Writing Club, Nature and Science Club Favorite Childhood Book: Goodnight Moon and Strega… Read More

Intern Spotlight: Robert Oakley

Name: Robert OakleyHometown: New Haven, CTCollege and Major: Western Connecticut State University B.S. Computer Science & B.M. Music PerformanceTutoring Site: BristolClubs: 2 Chess Clubs, Math Club II (Multiplication and Division)Favorite Childhood Book: The Underland Chronicles by Suzanne Collins… Read More

Summer Programming at New Haven Reads

This summer, enrichment clubs at New Haven Reads have been an entirely new experience for everyone — for the students, the families, the helpers, and even the staff — as they were all carried out remotely. These enrichment… Read More

Pre-K & K Online: Virtual Summer Camp at NHR

PK/K Summer Camp Blog Post

Although all of the programs at New Haven Reads — from the daily tutoring sessions to the summer camps — are now running smoothly, the transition to online distance learning was no small feat. In fact, Pre-K &… Read More

Check Out Our Plans for Fall

New Haven Reads will continue with distance learning in the fall. We have explored various options for the fall and ultimately decided to remain online for the new semester. The safety of our students, volunteers, and staff remains… Read More

2020 Summer Lecture Series

New Haven Reads has a clear mission, one which we work toward day after day: to share the joy and power of reading and to increase the literacy skills of our students. But we also know that our… Read More

Celebrating Our Volunteers

On June 11th, New Haven Reads hosted its Spring Social virtually through Zoom. The Social, a virtual Trivia Night, brought together 32 volunteers from all different sites. Natosha Wengreen, NHR’s Outreach Director, said that the Trivia Night was… Read More

Juneteenth

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

NHR Continues to “Share Joy”

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See our photo montage to see how New Haven Reads has pivoted to meet the needs of our students and our community during the coronavirus pandemic. Click here to see our latest video!