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The Connecticut Radio Information System (CRIS), is Connecticut's only radio reading service. CRIS broadcasts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from regional satellite studios in Danbury, Norwalk, Norwich, Trumbull, West Haven, and our broadcast center in Windsor. Read More...
Support CRIS Radio by purchasing “CRIS Cooks,” a cookbook with 125 recipes provided by our volunteers, donors, and other supporters that feature family favorites enjoyed at holidays, summer picnics, and weekday meals.
Order “CRIS Cooks” online at CRISRadio.org through PayPal and select either the pick-up … Continue Reading ››
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(WFSB) – A local non-profit is helping kids improve their literacy from home.
For 8 years now CRIS Radio (Connecticut Radio Information System) began to expand their services to students around the state.
“Teachers came to us and said ‘Hey we have special needs kids that are not able to access classroom material. Can you do custom recordings?' So, we started doing that,” explains Diane Weaver Dunne, Executive Director of CRIS Radio. CONTINUE READING
CRIS Radio, a 42-year-old nonprofit and Connecticut’s only radio-reading service for people who are blind or print challenged, has added four new members to its board of directors. They are: Rosa Cassells, Carla Pariser, Benjamin Schimelman, and Gonmit Sehmbi.
“We are pleased to announce the election of four new members to CRIS Radio’s Board of Directors, said CRIS Board Chair Paul A. Young. “These new members enhance the diversity and expertise of our organization’s work to improve access to print information." READ MORE
CRIS Radio has received the coveted Guidestar Platinum Seal of Transparency, adding to your confidence that your contributions are used toward the mission of CRIS. You can check out the CRIS profile on Guidestar here.
Journal Inquirer, August 29, 2020
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CRIS Radio celebrates 100 years of success for woman's suffrage by collaborating with the Connecticut State Library, the Connecticut Historical Society, Watkinson Library at Trinity College and Hartford Public Library to bring Voices of Woman Suffrage to life.
The project is made possible by a grant from the Pomeroy Foundation.
The collection of items that CRIS has put into audio format for this project includes letters, essays, meeting minutes, leaflets and news articles.
Click on the icon or link to the different categories of materials to be taken to the available resources. A list of resources that were used for this collection is available here.
CRIS Radio is collaborating with the Hartford Courant’s News In Education program by making its lessons available in audio for students who struggle to read. Click HERE for more info.
The state has created a webpage with a list of resources (agencies, technologies and services) to help people with disabilities address some of the challenges that the coronavirus is presenting.
The page may be found by clicking HERE.
While CRIS is observing limited offices hours in our Windsor studio, volunteers and staff are … Continue Reading ››
Journal Inquirer, April 10, 2020
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Study: Nonprofits help improve reading scores for Enfield Students
ENFIELD — A unique collaboration between two nonprofits — the local Educational Resources for Children Inc. and the Windsor-based Connecticut Radio Information System — that enabled students … Continue Reading ››