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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

Volunteer Spotlight: Shirley C.

Shirley Cavanagh has been tutoring at the Bristol site for almost five years. As a librarian at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU), she enjoyed helping students utilize resources for their undergraduate papers and graduate theses. She described herself… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Kristy W.

Kristy White started tutoring at the Science Park site in May of 2021. She is a high school girl’s tennis coach, and describes herself  as a huge health and wellness geek. She discovered New Haven Reads when a… 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

Meet the NHR Fellows

Every summer New Haven Reads has amazing fellows from different universities and colleges join our team. This year we are lucky to have three fellows that joined us from Harvard University, University of New Haven, and YALE College. … Read More

Summer Teacher Open House

On Friday, May 21st and Saturday. May 22nd New Haven Reads hosted our 2021 Summer Teacher Open House at our community book bank. We had 15 teachers attend throughout the day Friday and 21 on Saturday. The teachers… 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

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!

NHR Volunteer Impact Newsletter

Here at New Haven Reads we want to share some data and testimonials about the IMPACT our tutors are making as volunteers with us!

We love our volunteers!

Our volunteers continue to be the heart and soul of New Haven Reads. NHR tutors currently tutor a total of 454 hours with 279 students each week! Their impact is immeasurable. Enjoy this video of students expressing how… Read More