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Raising A Reader

Raising A Reader, a national nonprofit organization partners with NBCDI and its Affiliate communities to implement an evidence-based, early literacy and family engagement program. Raising A Reader's partnership with NBCDI serves more than 100 pre-k children and their families to foster healthy brain development and early literacy skills critical for children's school success. By working with Raising A Reader, BCDI-DC Metro aims to improve literacy levels within the DC Metropolitan area by engaging Black families and helping them develop an at-home literacy routine with proven results that link to academic and life success.