Community Engagement - Education

Read Like a Pro Reading Timeouts

During the Pacers season, the Indiana Pacers team up with The Room Place to present Read Like A Pro Reading Timeouts featuring special guest readers.

Read Across America Day

Read Across America Day is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that celebrates reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss.


This annual program in partnership with the Indianapolis Public Library allows callers to listen to featured Pacers' players or coaches read a children’s story.

Summer Reading Tour

Each summer, the Pacers partner with The RoomPlace and the Indianapolis Public Library to hold a series of Reading Timeouts at local library branches.

Abrams Academic Achievement Awards

Team ophthalmologist Dr. John Abrams partners with the Pacers to recognize area students for their academic and leadership performance in school.

Black History Month

The Indiana Pacers and Honda Manufacturing of Indiana team up for the Dream BIG initiative, a multifaceted program to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Black History Month.

Rookie Reads

Each season, a Pacers rookie teams up with local students and special guest readers for the Rookie Read program, reading one book each month.

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