Spotlight on Blake Roter

   Reading In Motion’s Spotlight Series Meet Blake Roter, Auxiliary Board Member It’s crazy how a seemingly minor decision, like the decision to attend an event, might impact the rest of your life. Five-year Reading In Motion Auxiliary Board Member, Blake Roter, knows all about this. In 2013, Blake’s friend invited him to Reading In…

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35th Anniversary Gala

We want to thank you here, thank you there. We want to thank you everywhere!   On Thursday, June 21, Reading In Motion celebrated 35 years of supporting teachers and helping children read at grade level. Over 300 people gathered at the Chicago Cultural Center and immersed themselves into the world of Dr. Seuss for a fun-filled…

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Spotlight on Mary Roney

Making an Impact with Mary Can you remember something impactful you were doing 20 years ago? Reading In Motion supporter Mary Roney can. From a conference call on her property in the mountains of Colorado Springs, Colorado, with her loyal Weimeraners chiming in the background, Mary taught me not only about Reading In Motion’s history,…

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Back To School Challenge Press Release

September 7, 2016 AS CPS OPENS DOORS FOR FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL, DONORS ARE OPENING THEIR WALLETS TO SUPPORT THIS LITERACY PROGRAM “Reading In Motion’s Board of Directors Are Matching Donations Up To $25,000 to Their Innovative ArtsBased Literacy Program.” This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. (CHICAGO)…

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Get #Fired Up For Literacy

This Spring, Reading In Motion is launching a nation-wide effort to raise $100,000 to support our program in 8 schools/18 Kindergarten classrooms across Chicago. $100,000 provides this program for free at Lawndale Elementary (Lawndale), Tilton Elementary (Garfield Park), Lowell Elementary (Humboldt Park), Nicholson STEM Academy (Englewood), Manierre Elementary (Old Town/Cabrini Green), Funston Elementary (Logan Square), Gray Elementary (Portage…

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