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About Black Hills Reads

Black Hills Reads helps to ensure children are proficient readers by the end of the third grade.

Black Hills Reads (BHR) leverages its flexible role to breakdown industry silos, to streamline and improve collaborations, and ultimately to strengthen the systems that serve early learners and their families. As an engaged backbone organization and funder, BHR promotes early learning and literacy opportunities for the 22,718 early learners under 9 and their families in the Black Hills.

Our Five Pillar Areas

Black Hills Reads focuses on five pillar areas when working to address the challenges of reading achievement.

Learn more about our five pillars by clicking on the following images:

Successful Parents

School Attendance

Summer Learning

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Interested in volunteering with Black Hills Reads? Please email or visit Helpline's Volunteer Connection website.

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