Read to Achieve
The NBA’s Read to Achieve campaign is a national program designed to help young people develop a life-long love for reading and on-line literacy, as well as encourage adults to read and talk regularly with children. Activated exclusively at the team level, Read to Achieve is the most extensive educational outreach initiative in the history of professional sports. By providing resources, including books and computer technology, the NBA continues to aid schools, libraries and community-based organizations so that children have the necessary tools to succeed in life.

The Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation is proud to begin the eighth season of the Read to Achieve Starting Five program. During the past seven seasons, students from more than 1,000 schools in the Twin Cities area have read almost nine million pages through the Read to Achieve Starting Five program.
Now in its 9th year, the Toronto Raptors Read to Achieve program is committed to promoting literacy and a life-long love of reading to children grades 1-12. Through in-school initiatives, teachers and librarians are offered the opportunity to use the sport of basketball and the Raptors to generate excitement about reading.
Read to Achieve is the most extensive educational outreach initiative in the history of professional sports. The Boston Celtics' Read to Achieve program consists of a variety of events including player appearances, school visits, book drives and the establishment of reading corners and learning centers.
The Wizards Reading Timeouts get children excited about reading and to promote the value of reading and literacy. The Wizards will bring a special classroom on a field trip to the Verizon Center, where a Wizards player will read aloud with the students and talk about the importance of reading.
A literacy program designed to motivate and encourage students to read more. Each year, the Knicks and Power to Learn select 100 classes in over 30 schools in the tri-state area to participate in the online program. Participating students receive incentive items including, Knicks folders, pens and t-shirts as they meet reading goals set by their teachers.
PLAYER OUTREACH
Derrick Rose - Guard
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Derrick Rose - Guard
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