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Books Build Better Brains

We work with doctors and nurses across Minnesota to bring the brain-building power of books to young children and empower families to read together.

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News & Notes

We are thrilled to present our 2024 Diane Loeffler Legislative Champion Award to Sen. Steve Cwodzinski of Minnesota district 49. Sen. Cwodzinski is a constant champion for early learning in Minnesota. In 2023, he lead authored a bill granting Reach Out and Read Minnesota transformational funding, empowering our program to reach more families than ever with the brain-building power of books.

Reach Out and Read Minnesota is thrilled to announce Susan Goodemote, a family practice nurse practitioner at Sanford Health Mountain Lake and Sanford Health Windom, as the winner of the 2024 Gerald Gilchrist Medical Champion Award.

Reach Out and Read Minnesota is thrilled to share that we will be sending out thousands of brand new, diverse books to clinics all across the state as a part of the national 35 for 35 initiative. Read more about this special selection of books!

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