Thank you to our community partners for creating special guest read aloud videos to celebrate the 3rd annual LGBTQ+ Read-In Week! We are grateful to be able to highlight literature celebrating the LGBTQ+ community and contribute to distance learning.
- Local Politicians: Councilmember Dan Kalb, Director Roseann Torres
- Nonprofit Partners: Tandem Partners in Early Learning and the Oakland Literacy Coalition
- Corporate Partners: Pixar, Salesforce, SAP, and Turner and Townsend Limited
STUDENTS! Please enjoy the videos below from some awesome Oaklanders! Make sure to watch videos with supervision.
EVERYONE! We encourage you to engage in some follow-up activities after watching the videos to take learning to the next level. Please take a look at these Activity Guides for ideas to make read-aloud videos meaningful and extend learning:
Welcome to the Read-In
“When Aidan Became a Brother” by Kyle Lukoff
“What Riley Wore” by Elana K. Arnold
Read Alouds from Community Volunteers