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Raising Readers Initiative helps adult caregivers cultivate a love of reading

Raising Readers, a collaboration between the National Book Foundation and the New York City and Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD), aims to spark love of reading among adults so that they can inspire young people to expand their own engagement in reading. This report describes the implementation of the program at DYCD-funded program sites and discusses the potential for adult-focused programs to increase interactions between adults and children around a shared love of reading.