Reading Is Fundamental


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A look back on 2016

Thanks to you, we celebrated RIF’s 50th anniversary, expanded our partnerships, paired up with celebrities, impacted over 1,400 communities and most... 

Resolve to be a Literacy Champion in 2017

Be the Literacy Champion in your family and encourage your child’s literacy skills and continued love of learning through 2017...

Thank you for this last year

Last year, I had so many stories to share with my family. Not only nightly bedtime stories with my little one (this may, unfortunately, be the... 


Dec 12, 2016 Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group Selects Reading Is Fundamental as Its Charity of Choice to Celebrate 50 Colorful Years with Brown Bear
Nov 03, 2016 Levar Burton’s RRKidz, Inc. to Donate Skybrary® Family Subscriptions to Reading Is Fundamental
Sep 15, 2016 Reading Is Fundamental Celebrates 50 Years of Inspiring Children to Read
Aug 25, 2016 RIF Participates in American Graduate Day on September 17, 2016


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

Sept. 7, 2016, The Washington Post

New evidence that summer programs can make a difference for poor children

Aug. 25, 2016, LinkedIn

How Worried Should you Be About Your Child’s Screentime?