News

November, 2016 – Nonprofit builds literacy skills one book at a time

Carmel Magazine – by Renee Brincks
Speech and language therapist Barbara Greenway founded the Read to Me Project, which provides books to classrooms and 4th-6th graders to read to their siblings.

September 26, 2016 – Taylor Farms funds reading program

The Packer – by Mike Hornick
Taylor Farms is funding implementation of the Read to Me Project in seven fourth-grade classrooms at La Gloria Elementary School, Gonzales, Calif.

September, 2016 – Taylor Farms Supports Early-Learning And Literacy Program In Gonzales Classrooms

Perishable News – by Read to Me Project
Taylor Farms is funding implementation of the Read to Me Project in Gonzales, California.

June 10, 2016 – Read to Babes? Sure, Let the kids do it

The Salinas Californian – by Roberto M. Robledo
An enthusiastically written article explaining how Read to Me Project works, and praising the elementary school students of the Alisal Union School District for reading and making a difference in their homes and communities.

June 10, 2016 – Read to Me Project recognizes students
The Salinas Californian – by Jay Dunn
Report on Read to Me Project’s student awards ceremony at Creekside Elementary School.

June 9, 2016 – Young readers recognized for the work helping their siblings
The Monterey Herald School Bytes Blog – by Claudia Meléndez
An overview of the Read to Me Project program and the recognition it gives to its students.

April 17, 2016 – iHeart Community Spotlight
iHeart Radio – 
Interview by Mark Carbonaro
Longtime radio host Mark Carbonaro of KION Radio sits down with Read to Me Project’s Barbara Greenway and Rafael Hernandez to talk about the Read to Me program, it’s impact in the lives of children in the Salinas Valley, and the big public family literacy event that they are planning called  “Salinas Valley Grows Readers.”

 

August 4, 2015 – Why You and Your Kid Brother Should Cuddle Up with a Book
Zocalo Public Square – by Rafael Hernandez and Josefina Lara
This essay is part of Salinas: California’s Richest Poor City, a special project of Zócalo Public Square and California Wellness Foundation.

May 12, 2015 – The Read to Me Project
Alisal Union School District Blog
AUSD describes the idea and inspiration behind the Read to Me Project and how the program works

December 29, 2014 – Alisal’s Jeanne Herrick recognized for literacy efforts
The Monterey Herald by Claudia Meléndez Salinas
Education article describing the good work Jeanne Herrick has done for California schools and her receipt of the Children’s Literacy Leadership Award.