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Volunteer Spotlight: Susan B.

Susan Burlingame has been tutoring at the Dixwell site for about one year. She started in early 2020, right after the COVID-19 pandemic hit and New Haven Reads had transitioned to a distance learning format. Susan began tutoring… Read More

Intern Spotlight: Hope M.

Name: Hope McCormack Hometown: Branford, CT College and Major: Western Connecticut State University, Elementary Education Tutoring Site: Dixwell, Bristol Clubs: Math II, Arts and Crafts Club Favorite Childhood Books: The Giving Tree, By: Shel Silverstein I knew that… Read More

New Haven Reads Pages Through Pandemic Pivot

RISE Photo

Thank you to the Arts Council of Greater New Haven and Julia Rosado for the article about how NHR was able to pivot to distance learning in March 2020 and welcome back students in-person this summer! Read the… Read More

Intern Spotlight: Sebastian W.

Name: Sebastian Ward Hometown: New Haven, CT College and Major: Yale University, Undecided Tutor Site: Bristol Street Clubs: Chess, Arts and Crafts (Helper), Nature and Science (Helper) Favorite Childhood Book: The Percy Jackson Series Working with students at… Read More

NHR Community Book Bank is now open 5 days a week!

We are ecstatic to have our Community Book Bank at 45 Bristol St. open five days a week! We recently spoke to our Book Bank Director Victoria about what procedures and safety measures were put into opening the… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Jan C.

Jan has been volunteering at the Dixwell site in early 2020. She began working with students just prior to the pandemic. It was a new experience for her and the students, but she has continued to tutor throughout… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Sarah D.

Sarah has been volunteering at the Dixwell site for since September 2020. Sarah started volunteering because she wanted to give back to her new community after moving here in 2019. She loves being involved and has always had… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Lynda P.

Lynda Paul has been volunteering at Bristol Street for over four months. In December of 2020 she was adamant about finding volunteer work to make a difference in others’ lives. She has had a lifelong passion for reading… Read More

Click here to read about our student newspaper.

The New Haven Reads Creative Writing Club has been busy! The students from all four sites, including Saturday at Bristol St., in grades 3 and up have put together an amazing newsletter. They worked for three sessions to… Read More

Spring 2021 at New Haven Reads

This spring our students have been busy sharing the joy and power of reading in new ways. Take a look at our video below to see for yourself!