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Our Mission

Read Ahead’s reading-based mentoring develops in students the social-emotional skills essential for academic and life-long success.

Our Schools and Students

We serve approximately 1,000 elementary school students at 15 partner schools each year.

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Our Program

Read Ahead is a reading-based mentoring program for elementary school students. Volunteers from our corporate and community partners are matched with a student for the school year to read and spend time together during the students’ lunch hour each week.

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Our Mentors

Read Ahead has 1,400 volunteer mentors who make our program possible each year.

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1 in 3 children grow up without a mentor

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Where We Work

Read Ahead headquarters is located at

50 Broad Street, Suite 502, New York, NY 10004

Our program runs in 8 partner elementary schools in New York City

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