What we do

Reading Makes Hope Happen is an early literacy initiative created by San Bernardino City USD in Partnership with Footsteps2Brilliance to give every school, every family, and every community organization within San Bernardino City USD boundaries access to the Footsteps2Brilliance Enterprise App - a comprehensive English and Spanish literacy app that can be used on any mobile device or computer with or without an Internet connection.

Why we invest

90% of brain development happens before first grade

Children who are read to on a daily basis are likely to become good readers

Children who use Footsteps2Brilliance 45 minutes per week meet or exceed school literacy benchmark.

Meet our Partners