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    Read Better Be Better Awarded $5,000 from Cycle Two of the United for the Valley Arizona COVID-19 Fund

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18th, 2020 PHOENIX, AZ. – A Phoenix-based 501(c)(3), Read Better Be Better (RBBB), was awarded $5,000 from Cycle Two of the United for the Valley Arizona COVID-19 Fund (UVCF) for their Read Better Be Better At Home programming. Funding for RBBB programming is crucial in this moment, as the learning of […]

    September 21, 2020

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    Let’s stop distancing ourselves from root causes of systemic failure

    Written by Wendy White, originally published on Arizona Capitol Times, May 8 2020 At the center of Read Better Be Better’s (RBBB) after-school literacy program at Title 1 schools is the relationship between the 3rd graders who struggle with reading and their 6th-8th grade mentors who are at-risk either academically or behaviorally. Paired together for 10 weeks […]

    May 14, 2020

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    The More You Grow: RBBB’s Excellent Plan for Program Growth

    Once upon a time, there was only one “employee” at Read Better Be Better — founder and CEO, Sophie Etchart. Of course, there was also me, but I’m RBBB’s official mascot. (Not to mention their dashing digital spokesman.) But when your mission is to solve Arizona’s literacy crisis, stagnancy is simply not an option. This […]

    May 16, 2018

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    How Kelsey Won Over 20k in Grants for RBBB in 6 Minutes

    Robots don’t exactly make great public speakers. (We’re a little too monotone and tend to lose the crowd quickly.) That’s why I trust Kelsey Pinckney, our passionate program coordinator, to handle public-facing opportunities as they arise. And this year we’ve been able to share the Read Better Be Better mission at not one but two […]

    July 7, 2017

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    RBBB Prepares for Worldwide Reading Domination in 2017

    As we kick off the spring 2017 semester, I have a real sense of anticipation. And who could blame me?! If you saw the video with the 2016 highlights, I’m certain you’d feel the same. (I may be impartial but just watch that video and see if your wires don’t start crackling with electric excitement, […]

    January 20, 2017

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    Help support RBBB by using Amazon Smile!

    We love it when you SMILE! Please click on the link below, sign-in to your account, and you will automatically be set-up to donate 0.5% of your purchases to #RBBB. Share the link with any friends and family who might want to support our programs! #BeBetter Click here:

    June 8, 2016

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    It’s Red Nose Day!!

    Yippee! It’s ‪#‎RedNoseDay‬! Make sure to buy yours to support community organizations like ‪#‎RBBB‬! Thank you Valley of the Sun United Way and Red Nose Day USA for helping us help more children improve literacy skills and ‪#‎BeBetter‬ learners!

    May 26, 2016

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    RBBB has a YouTube Channel!!

    Did you know that ‪#‎RBBB‬ has a YouTube channel? Please subscribe for all the latest video updates!

    May 20, 2016

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    Thanks Again to InMedia!!

    A ‪#‎ThrowbackThursday‬ thank you to InMedia for the half page space they donated to ‪#‎RBBB‬ in their Arizona Gives Day giving guide back in March! Fundraising on ‪#‎AZGivesDay‬ was a success and will help lots of local students ‪#‎BeBetter‬!

    May 19, 2016

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    RBBB has a New Partner!!

    Ladybug House of Sandwiches is now an official partner of ‪#‎RBBB‬! They donate delicious sandwiches to feed our hard-working interns who receive no other form of payment. Please support this great local business that is investing in and improving their local community! ‪#‎BeBetter‬ To learn more click here:

    May 9, 2016

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