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Support NHR with an end of year gift!

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Transform the life of a child by making an end of year gift to New Haven Reads! Click here to make your secure, online gift Reading is critical for school – and life – success. By sharing the… Read More

Meet NHR Tutor – Lynne K.!

In this time of Thanksgiving, we are so grateful for the volunteers who work with our students every week to share the joy and power of reading. We could not deliver such an impactful program that gets such… Read More

NHR Community Book Bank

With the coronavirus numbers in Connecticut rising, we have decided to close our Community Book Bank for the safety of our staff, volunteers, and book bank visitors. We will be closed through the end of 2020 and will… Read More

An incredible gift from the Choate Fund for Justice!

The Choate Fund for Justice provides funds for organizations that support racial justice and fight systemic bias and inequality. A committee comprised of representatives of Choate’s Board of Trustees, faculty, staff, and student body chose New Haven Reads because… Read More

A Day in the Life: By Alex Martin

No two days at New Haven Reads are the same. Everyday has several key components — teaching, tutoring, coffee, Zoom — but beyond these, nothing is certain! Working at New Haven Reads through the Yale President’s Public Service… Read More

International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day takes place on September 8 every year to raise awareness and concern for literacy problems that exist within our own local communities as well as globally.  New Haven Reads mission is to share the joy… Read More

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

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

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