Raising A Reader

2,228 parents...
Illustrated artwork of familyparticipated in Raising A Reader. Raising A Reader is a 26-week long family literacy program that engages parents and caregivers in a routine of book sharing with their children beginning at birth to foster healthy brain development, positive relationships, a love of reading, and the literacy skills critical for school success. Sixteen (16) child care facilities implemented Raising A Reader in partnership with First 5 San Joaquin.

Read to Me, Stockton!

1,328 children...
Illustrated bookparticipated in Read to Me, Stockton!, which provides free, age-appropriate books in the mail every month to children ages 0 to 5 living in the 95202, 95203, 95204, 95205, 95206, 95207, 95210, and 95215.

Talk, Read, Sing, Draw, Play

early literacy campaign...

implemented in partnership with the University of the Pacific’s Beyond Our Gates Initiative, is designed to encourage parent engagement and provide children ages 0 to 5 with language-rich experiences.

First 5 San Joaquin

has partnered with over 20...

Megaphonecampaign extenders to incorporate campaign messaging into services like preschool, home visitation, and parent meetings, and into locations like hospitals, libraries, waiting rooms, and more.