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Reading to Kids News
July 23, 2020
 

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

Today we applaud the success of former Leo Politi Elementary student Javier Morales-Martinez for being one of the winners of the Music Academy of the West's Fast Pitch Awards last night!

Javier Morales-Martinez
Javier Morales-Martinez

Javier won $1,500 for his idea to build the music program for indigenous youth in his parents' hometown of Oaxaca, Mexico. He is currently a student at the USC Thornton School of Music.

His former principal at Politi, Brad Rumble (now the principal at Esperanza Elementary), brought his project to our attention. We are delighted to share with you the success of a former Reading to Kids kid!

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AUGUST 8TH READING CLUBS
NEARLY CONFIRMED

Volunteers at White Elem. being silly on Zoom
Volunteers at White Elem. being silly on Zoom

We are still recruiting teachers to be Zoom hosts for our August 8th virtual reading clubs during summer break.

As soon as we confirm enough teacher hosts, anyone who has volunteered with us at any past reading clubs will be able to submit an RSVP on our home page for those reading clubs. So, please keep checking www.readingtokids.org to see if you can submit an RSVP!

Our summer reading clubs are much smaller, so mark your calendars for August 8th. Help us continue to be a bright spot for kids throughout the summer!

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OPERATIONS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Volunteers learning Zoom with their Site Coordinators

For our virtual reading clubs we need experienced volunteers to help train volunteers to use Zoom or be a second or third virtual Site Coordinator in our Zoom reading clubs for any of our schools.

These smaller summer reading clubs are the best times to step into any of these important roles - all training pleasantly provided safely at home!

Please e-mail us at info@readingtokids.org if you can help us create wonderful reading clubs!
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READING TO KIDS
IS IN THE NEWS!

Volunteers reading aloud to kids

Last week Reading to Kids Managing Director Charlie Orchard was interviewed by reporter Abdo Al Rayyis for the Los Angeles Society Page!

Click this link to Nonprofit "Reading to Kids" Delivers Children Reading Clubs on Zoom to read Abdo's article.

We have also posted a link to the article on our website, where you can see other past articles and interviews.

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Thanks!

Sincerely,

Charlie Orchard & Talethe Jackson
Reading to Kids
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AUGUST Books. . .
Kindergarten book
Kindergarten
First Grade book
First Grade
Second Grade book
Second Grade
Third Grade book
Third Grade
Fourth Grade book
Fourth Grade
Fifth Grade book
Fifth Grade

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