This week, in the forty-eighth we have the amazing chance to speak with the inspiring Rachael Orose, who is the Executive Director of Words Alive!Listen to “Episode 48 | Rachael Orose, Executive Director, Words Alive” on Spreaker.
In this excellent episode, Nancy and Jose are joined in the studio by Rachael Orose, the Executive Director of Words Alive. From a young age, Rachael has always been surrounded by books. Through her work with numerous nonprofits aimed at book distribution, she noticed a gap between families, time to read, and access to books.
This is where Words Alive comes in. Through book clubs, read-alouds, connecting play to reading, and more, Words Alive aims to connect children, teens, and families to reading. They believe they can turn people into readers by inspiring a love for reading. Words Alive has partnerships with organizations and schools throughout San Diego in order to help ingrain a love of reading throughout the lives of children.
An excellent episode on reading with Rachael Orose. Here are some other takeaways from the interview:
- The importance of reading
- Why volunteers are so important to Words Alive
- How reading is connected to a passion for learning
- The science behind Words Alive
- The answers to the Rapid Fire questions!
An excellent interview from a dedicated and driven gap minder. Thank you, Rachael, for your contributions in San Diego, and for joining us on The Gap Minders.
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