Bookmarked: Sophie Allen-Etchart

Founder and CEO of Read Better Be Better  RECOMMENDS: “The Daughters of Erietown” by Connie Schultz “This book was recommended to me by an intelligent and thoughtful friend and supporter of Read Better Be Better, so I immediately knew it was going to be good. It is a story that beautifully illustrates human complexities. While […]

Social Venture Partners Arizona to Invest in Three Nonprofits

Social Venture Partners Arizona has announced new alliances with three Arizona nonprofits to invest in and help further their missions. Read Better Be Better is joining Social Venture Partners Arizona as its newest full-time investee. The organization connects young Readers and youth Leaders to inspire a love of literacy and learning, and students who graduate […]

Read Better Be Better Distributes Family Literacy Kits During Crisis

Read Better Be Better (RBBB) was recently awarded grants from four major organizations and funds in order to create and distribute Family Literacy Kits to third graders in the Maricopa and Pinal counties.  The kits were handed out when families arrived at school for meal pickup, and RBBB was able to distribute 4,590 Family Literacy Kits to 51 schools in 10 districts over the course of six days throughout […]

Read Better Be Better Adds Dawn Wallace to Governing Board

Read Better Be Better, an Arizona nonprofit that seeks to building literacy skills among third-grade students statewide, has announced the appointment of Dawn Wallace to its governing board. Wallace, who most recently served as a Senior Advisor for Education and Strategic Initiatives and a Special Assistant for Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, has an extensive background […]

Read Better Be Better Expands to 36 Valley Schools

Read Better Be Better, a Phoenix nonprofit that helps children improve literacy skills and become better learners, has expanded to serve students in 36 sites throughout the greater Phoenix metro area, an increase from 26 sites in Fall 2018.  RBBB after school programs equip at-risk middle graders and assist struggling third graders by helping them build literacy skills. […]