Reading Is Fundamental


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A STEAM-Y Day at the Museum

On May 20, Reading Is Fundamental and Pitney Bowes hosted an afternoon of fun for families in Bridgeport, CT at the Discovery Museum and Planetarium....

Advice from a RIF Dad

“We need more books,” they would say.

“But of course!” I agreed beaming with a feeling of satisfaction and parental pride. “We’ll go to the... 

RIF’s Father’s Day Booklist

Kids love hearing stories, especially when their hero is at the forefront. Make new memories this Father’s Day by having books at the ready that... 


Jun 19, 2017 Voices for Literacy Collaborative Launches Virtual Book Drive
May 18, 2017 Voices for Literacy Collaborative Launches “Literacy Trivia” Campaign: Online trivia quiz offers an engaging way to educate the public about literacy issues
Apr 28, 2017 Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Receives the 2017 Literacy Champion Award by Reading is Fundamental
Mar 03, 2017 Literacy Advocate LeVar Burton and Marley Dias, Founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, Join NEA to Celebrate Read Across America’s 20th Anniversary


June 19, 2017, Barbara Bush Foundation

Voices for Literacy Collaborative Launches Virtual Book Drive

Apr. 13, 2017, DNotesEDU

Digital Literacy Crisis – The Education System Needs to ‘Get With The Game’

Mar. 30, 2017, GoodCall

By 2027, Smartphone Literacy Levels Will Exceed Those of 24 Million U.S. Adults

Dec. 20, 2016, USA Today

5 Ways Parents Can Keep Kids Reading This Winter Break

Nov. 25, 2016 , The Wall Street Journal

The Need to Read