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
Ryan Ritraj volunteers at the Dixwell site for New Haven Reads, and has been tutoring with them for four years. His sister taught him how to read as a boy, and he still remembers how it felt to… Read More
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
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
Robin has been tutoring with New Haven Reads for four years now, at Willow Street. She heard about NHR from a friend who is an author who had been tutoring for years and loved it. She decided that… Read More
Ilana K. has been tutoring for three years for New Haven Reads at Bristol Street. She had just moved to New Haven after finishing graduate school, and was looking for ways to give back to the community and meet… Read More
Lynne Krupa had been volunteering with a local literacy nonprofit for years, and she loved every minute of it. However, those volunteer hours were missing something that she felt was extremely important: direct interactions with children. One of… Read More
Some people have a passion that they find early in life and maintain forever. For Denise Terry, tutoring is that passion. While attending Albertus Magnus College, Denise tutored students at a Catholic elementary school. During two of her… Read More
New Haven Reads had the opportunity to speak with Ann Nyberg from WTNH on her NYBERG show about our mission and our need for volunteers! Check it out and please share with someone who would be a great NHR tutor!
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.