Join Read Better Be Better (RBBB) and SOSAZ (Save Our Schools AZ) for a free community screening of Backpack Full of Cash, a documentary about the growing trend of privatizing public education in the United States. "Matt Damon narrates this timely warning about America's public schools, which have fallen into a growing, greedy, and under-regulated system of privatization that is having a devastating impact on our children (IMDB)." The screening will be "movies in the park" style with no formal seating. Beverages and popcorn will be provided by RBBB. Space is limited so RSVP for the event on Eventbrite.Connect us with a new team member and get $50 to Postino Wine Cafe! Be Excellent, Be Kind. That's the RBBB motto!

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Donor Spotlight: First Book

Thanks to our partnership with First Book, we were able to give each graduating student (3rd and 8th) their very own book to take home! First Book provided us with new, hardback books at just the cost of postage.

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Intern of the Month: Claire Roberts

Thank you to Claire, who will be leaving us after a very successful semester as a USL Intern. Claire worked with readers with the most challenges. Kids showed huge improvement and her determination to make a difference in the future is very inspiring. Claire is off to spend next Semester in Spain – we wish […]

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Site Leader: Dree Kinder

We would like to acknowledge Dree Kinder for being excellent and being kind! The RBBB family wishes you the best of luck with your future teaching career! We hope to see you back at Phoenix Elementary School District #1 changing the lives of AZ kids very soon! Thank you Dree!

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RBBB Selected to Participate in Fast Pitch

Social Venture Partners Arizona (SVPAZ) has selected Read Better Be Better as one of 20 local nonprofits to participate in a “Fast Pitch” event to compete for $50,000+ in funding from SVPAZ, in addition to thousands more raised during the event by community leaders, business executives and philanthropists interested in investing in the nonprofits. RBBB […]

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Giving Tuesday

It is ‪‎GivingTuesday! Annually, on December 1st, people are encouraged to perform acts of kindness, charity and philanthropy. We are so grateful for all of the support we’ve received, but we can always do more and‪#‎BeBetter! Your generous donation will help students become better learners! There are a variety of options to choose from:http://bit.ly/DonateToRBBB. THANK […]

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Donor Spotlight: RBBB Trivia Night

RBBB Trivia Night was a huge success! We raised a total of $1786! We’d like to thank Changing Hands, Smooth Brew, Ingo’s Tasty Foods, Barrio Cafe and everyone else that came out to support us. We hope everyone enjoyed themselves and those that couldn’t make it we hope to have more fun events in the […]

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Intern of the Month: Rebecca Sherod

Rebecca is one of our amazing site leaders. She is attending Arizona State University for Early Childhood and Special Education. She was a huge help at Service Saturday as well as Trivia Night, bringing extra tables for the event.

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RBBB First Annual Trivia Night

RBBB is having its first annual Trivia Night on Thursday, November 19th @ Changing Hands Bookstore (3rd Ave. and Camelback). Everyone is welcome to come out and join us, have a good time, and brush up on your literary knowledge and RBBB trivia. Come with your own team of 4 or just bring yourself and […]

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Donor Spotlight: Angels on Patrol

Angels on Patrol has been supporting RBBB for two years now and have funded us several times. We received $1,750 for each of the Phoenix sites which is a total of $5,250!! We want to thank them for all their amazing support!

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Intern of the Month: Seannah Franklin

Seannah won a $100 gift card from Shamrock Foods Warehouse at their open house! We bought after-school snacks for the RBBB students; this will last us for a while.

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