Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is the nation’s leading children’s literacy nonprofit. We focus on disrupting the U.S. literacy crisis by bringing the joy of reading to children to create skilled readers.
Explore the latest Reading Is Fundamental press releases and articles, blog posts, and podcasts. Stay up to date on what is happening in the literacy space, our latest programmatic work, and our collective efforts to inspire a joy of reading.
Michelle Hall, Macy’s Director of Social Impact, reflects on important mission moments and the reasons why Macy’s continues to partner with RIF and join our cause to inspire a joy of reading for children nationwide.
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We’re pleased to share this piece from our friends at the Children’s Book Council, one of our promotional partners for this year’s Rally to Read 100initiative. They share in our commitment to inspiring a joy of reading and are rallying with us this year to support reading engagement for students across the country. Thanks to the Children’s Book Council for your support! This post originally appeared on the Children’s Book Council blog and was reposted on the RIF blog with permission from the organization. Find the original post here.
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is pleased to share this guest blog post from our friends at Little Free Library, an organization that inspires readers while expanding book access through a world-wide network of book exchange boxes. RIF is delighted to have Little Free Library join us for another year as a promotional partner for our annual six-month reading engagement initiative, Rally to Read 100. This month, we kick off the campaign with our October monthly theme of “community.” Read on to discover the ways Little Free Library helps support the communities they serve and then head to RallytoRead.org to learn more about this exciting reading initiative.
Erin Bailey is the Director of Literacy and Content at Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), and a former reading specialist with over 10 years of experience as an educator. A major focus of her tenure at RIF has been the development of RIF’s new Literacy Tracker, a free, adaptive formative assessment tool designed to provide educators with valuable data while monitoring and encouraging students’ reading progress. Read on to learn more about the Literacy Tracker and its many benefits to students, families, and educators.
Kiwanis International and Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) share a common mission of driving local impact in the communities we serve and have long partnered to help change children’s lives. Read on to learn how RIF and one local Kiwanis club helped provide reading resources for their community through a RIF matching grant, inspiring students to strive to be their best, and engaging families to join in their children’s reading fun.
Two Decades. Over 15 Million Books. This year marks 20 years of Macy’s partnering with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) to empower youth through literacy, bringing over 15 million books and literacy resources to children across the country.
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is dedicated to diversity and inclusion, working hard to amplify underrepresented voices within the literary world with the books we offer to students in communities across the country. That’s why we’re so pleased to share with you a blog post from our friends at Stirred Stories, an independent publishing company that helps elevate these voices through their publishing.