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Welcome to RIF’s newsroom, where you will find up-to-date information on the goings-on at RIF and the important work we do. If you are a member of the media and would like to include RIF or our content in an upcoming story or segment, please contact Aubrey Bourgeois. Read excerpts from our most recent blog posts or sign up for our newsletter to stay in the know!

FROM THE BLOG

Former RIF Kids Helping Inspire New RIF Kids

RIF’s efforts would be futile without the caring, hard-working volunteers who give their time and energy to impact local communities around the... 

The Power of Storytelling

Guest blog was provided by actor, director, author and lifelong literacy advocate, LeVar Burton to inspire the next generation of readers during National Reading Mon...

Marching into National Reading Month

RIF teamed up with actor, director, author and lifelong literacy advocate, LeVar Burton to inspire the next generation of readers during National Reading Month! ...

LATEST PRESS RELEASES

Mar 03, 2017 Literacy Advocate LeVar Burton and Marley Dias, Founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, Join NEA to Celebrate Read Across America’s 20th Anniversary
Feb 28, 2017 Levar Burton Joins Reading Is Fundamental to Kick Off National Reading Month
Feb 17, 2017 Amazon and Reading Is Fundamental Join Forces
Feb 13, 2017 Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Joins Voices for Literacy ~ Newly Formed Collaborative Brings Together Organizations Committed to Literacy ~

WORTH A READ

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

Oct. 21, 2016 , Education Week

Pediatricians Set New Guidelines on Electronic Media Use by Young Children

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