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Reach Out and Read Colorado

Leadership Circle Member

Contact Information
Phone Number: 303-623-3800
Mailing Address: 3705 Martin Luther King Blvd., Denver, CO, 80205
County: Denver
Colorado Region: Statewide
Organization Information
Mission Statement:

Reach Out and Read Colorado gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together. Reach Out and Read trains doctors and nurses to advise parents about the importance of reading aloud and to give books to children at pediatric checkups from 6 months to 5 years of age with a special focus on children growing up in poverty. By building on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers, Reach Out and Read Colorado helps families and communities encourage early literacy skills so children enter school prepared for success.

Year founded: 1997

Partnering with pediatricians to prescribe age appropriate books at well check to children under five.

Populations Served: Children and Youth


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