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2014-01-29 23:31:25

Reach Out and Read of Greater New York children’s literacy program expands to 200 health centers throughout New York. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 While Mayor DeBlasio and Governor Cuomo make access to preschool a priority for their administrations, hundreds of pediatricians across the region are already doing their part to prepare children for school. Through the organization Reach Out and Read of Greater New York, pediatricians empower parents to prep for kindergarten by...

2014-01-02 23:29:48

In response to an article published by Triangle Business Journal, Dr. Michael Gabriel comments on the partnerships developing between reading advocates and pediatricians in order to increase literacy. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Dr. Michael Gabriel, Founder of Gabriel Pediatrics, responds to a December 17th article published by Triangle Business Journal, that discusses how pediatricians and reading advocates are teaming together to increase literacy. According to the December...

2013-09-24 23:38:50

National pediatric literacy nonprofit Reach Out and Read wins the first-time David M. Rubenstein Prize from the Library of Congress for its groundbreaking work. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 In recognition of its groundbreaking advancement of literacy, Reach Out and Read has won the prestigious new David M. Rubenstein Prize, the top honor among the 2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards. The award, which comes with a $150,000 prize, was presented yesterday in Washington, D.C....

2013-08-20 23:29:37

Volunteers read aloud to children and helped distribute 50,000 books in celebration of Reach Out and Read of Greater New York's Early Literacy Awareness Week. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Children across the Greater New York region visited their doctors last week - not for checkups, but to celebrate reading. Children's book readings in hospitals and health centers promoted reading aloud as one of the best ways families can help babies and young children develop the...

2013-08-05 23:22:13

Reach Out and Read of Greater New York celebrates Early Literacy Awareness Week, August 11th – 17th, with a distribution of 20,000 books to New York health centers. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 “Mama called the doctor and the doctor said…” Read to your children! That’s the message Reach Out and Read of Greater New York wants to spread to families across the region with events during their Early Literacy Awareness Week, this August 11th – 17th. Children will enjoy...

2013-06-28 23:24:53

The Floating Hospital opens two new Reach Out and Read children's literacy programs in Long Island City Long Island City, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 The Floating Hospital, which provides health services to the homeless shelter population as well as the local communities of Long Island City and Queensbridge Public Housing, is making children's literacy a priority for the families it serves. Currently, the Hospital offers the Reach Out and Read children's literacy program to the...


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