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Read Across PASadena

REALTORS READ ACROSS PASADENA More than 85 local realtors will join parents and community members in the classrooms and libraries of PUSD elementary schools to read aloud to children in kindergarten-fifth grade during the first annual Read Across PASadena March 2 – 11, 2016. The event was inspired by Collaborate PASadena and sponsored by the Pasadena Educational Foundation to forge and strengthen connections between the realtor community and PUSD schools.
 
Read Across PASadena salutes National Read Across Pasadena
Read Across America Week, the annual celebration of reading that honors the March 2nd birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, known as Dr. Seuss.

Read Across PASadena promotes the joy of reading. School of the arts

Read Across PASadena partners include the local realtor community, the Pasadena Educational Foundation, United Teachers of Pasadena, California School Employees Association, Reading Partners, Reading is Fundamental of Southern California, and the Pasadena Public Library.

Participating realtors include the Madison RAPJohn Aaroe Group, Berkshire Hathaway, Coldwell Banker, Deasy/Penner, Dilbeck, Keller Williams, Podley Properties, Sotheby's, and Partners Trust.

Schools have also recruited parents and community members to read to students during the annual celebration of books and reading.

The event was inspired by Collaborate PASadena, a coalition of public Madison RAP organizations, cities, and individuals who work together to make Pasadena, Altadena, and Sierra Madre places where children grow up in safe, stable, and supportive environments that prepare them for success in school and in life. Collaborate PASadena has selected reading by third grade as its goal.

How Families Can Support Reading

READ: Be a reader and read around your kids all the time. Show your kids that you are interested in books.
SHARE: Read with your kids early, often, and lovingly.
TALK: Talk about favorite books, authors, and stories with your kids and others.
PROVIDE: Keep books everywhere. Keep them in the car, in your travel bags and in every room in the house.
EXPLORE: Take regular outings to the library. Outings are always fun, and the library is a great place where kids can explore new books.
BE CREATIVE: Make reading and writing part of everyday activities.
STAY WITH IT: Start these habits when your kids are young and never stop.
 
Local Libraries

Pasadena Public Library
Altadena Library
Sierra Madre Library

Reading Support Organizations

Reading Partners
Reading is Fundamental of Southern California
Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
Reading Rockets
City of Pasadena, Human Services and Recreation Department
Partnership for Children, Youth and Families

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