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Rich Greif
National Executive Director of Everybody Wins! USA.
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Our friends at Wolper Subscription Services are creating a new cookbook showcasing a collection of recipes from Wolper employees and customers. Wolper has generously selected Everybody Wins! USA to receive a portion of proceeds from the cookbook. Do you have... Continue reading
Check out this great list of children's classics that promote reading for a lifetime from Continue reading
News from Everybody Wins! USA Honorary Board Member and Partner June 27, 2010 - The Professor Garfield Foundation learning portal announced the addition today of to its fun, interactive online environment where children can safely explore, learn... Continue reading
Maupin House Publishing is proud to announce that the 2009 title, Before They Read by author and national literacy consultant Cathy Puett Miller, was awarded the 2010 Distinguished Achievement Award in Professional Development in the Guided Reading category. "This is... Continue reading
From Everybody Wins! USA Executive Director Rich Greif: As many of you know, I first got involved with Everybody Wins! and the Power Lunch program back in 1998. I was fortunate to have read each week to a boy named... Continue reading
Representatives from Everybody Wins! USA met with Melody Barnes, the Director of the Domestic Policy Council, and staff from the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation at the White House on May 3rd. Last year, Ms. Barnes visited Everybody... Continue reading
Boston, MA - April 29, 2010 - Everybody Wins! USA, a nationally recognized literacy and mentoring organization, announced that David L. Brewer III, Brian Kropp and Meave G. O'Marah have been elected to the Board of Directors. Vice Admiral David... Continue reading
Though not yet proficient enough to read 2,000-page pieces of legislation, D.C. children are getting better at reading with the help of American politicians. The nonprofit Everybody Wins connects senators and other government officials with children in the nation's capital... Continue reading
Everybody Wins! DC's Power Lunch program was featured tonight on the NBC Nightly News "Making A Difference Segment". We were thrilled to see Power Lunch mentors such as Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa and Vicki Kennedy, wife of the late... Continue reading
As part of our continuing series on the importance of reading aloud to children, we're pleased this week to interview children's book author, Susan E. Crites. Her first book is I Love You More Than Rainbows, which won a Mom's... Continue reading
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BOSTON, March 2, 2010 — Everybody Wins! USA, a nationally recognized literacy and mentoring organization, finished second in Education Ideas for Change with its Read to Kids campaign on’s Idea for Change in America. The Read to Kids campaign... Continue reading
It's been proven that reading to kids helps with development. Time-starved adults don't always have the time to read to their kids or family members, never mind volunteer to read to other kids they aren't related to. Sometimes, folks just... Continue reading
Ideas for a Change in America is a group dedicated to finding the best ideas and causes for change around the country, then rallying support for them to approach the big guys in Washington, D.C. The third most popular idea... Continue reading
Feb 10, 2010 – BOSTON, Mass., -- Everybody Wins!, a national literacy and mentoring nonprofit organization dedicated to building literacy skills and promoting a love of reading among low-income elementary students, has reached a milestone in 2010, with over 1,000... Continue reading
One of Wolper's favorite non-profits is Everybody Wins!, a private-public partnership for literacy that pairs adult reading mentors (typically, corporate employees) with young children, particularly in underfunded schools. This month, Everybody Wins! is trying to win a $250,000 grant, sponsored... Continue reading
"The majority of teachers responding said they read aloud to students to promote a love of reading and a love of books and the second most frequent answer was to enhance comprehension and understanding," says Dr. Albright. via Continue reading
Have you been following the Ideas for Change in America? One of the ideas proposed under the Education category is to launch a national ‘Read to Kids’ campaign. Suggested by Everybody Wins! (Boston, MA), an organization that takes early literacy... Continue reading
We need your help! Everybody Wins! USA and our entire network of affiliates are competing in the Pepsi Refresh Project this month to win $250,000! If we win, the funds will be split among our programs to provide reading mentors... Continue reading
There are just 5 days left in the first round of the Ideas for Change in America campaign on The national "Read to Kids" campaign is currently #3 in education and we need to stay in the top three... Continue reading
Why literacy is at the heart of the problems that plague our lowest-performing public schools. via Continue reading
Last month, Dr. Jack Miller, president of Central Connecticut State University, released a national study revealing which US cities (population greater than 250,000) are, by his measures, most literate. Those cities were, in this order: Seattle, WA; Washington, DC; Minneapolis,... Continue reading
This just in from Everybody Wins!: Former Atlanta Falcons defensive back “Big Play” Ray Buchanan, will challenge 250 students at Centennial Place Elementary School to improve reading skills at an event on Thursday, Jan., 28, at 1:30 p.m. The event... Continue reading
Students and teachers in schools throughout the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) are involved in literacy learning that will equip students for success in the 21st century.The wide range of texts young readers will be exposed to in their... Continue reading
Today marks the 6th annual Thank Your Mentor Day as part of National Mentoring Month. When you were a child or young adult, was there someone in your life—a teacher, neighbor, relative, coach, friend, or boss—who encouraged you, showed you... Continue reading