|Evan Schwieger and Sergio Contreras||SERGIO CONTRERAS
Senior Education Manager
Orange County United Way
Orange County, California
• Recruited 167 partners from all sectors in the Orange County area as part of OC Reads partnership.
• Printed and distributed over 250,000 Read Aloud materials (posters, stickers, reading tips, bookmarks, flyers) with United Way funds.
• Collected and distributed over 3,000 books to Read Aloud partners (Garden Grove Unified School District, Girls Inc., Boys and Girls Club of Santa Ana).
• Hosted sessions to provide early literacy partners and parent leaders with the tools and information needed to conduct hands-on literacy workshops for parents and their children.
• Hosted numerous local literacy events to increase parent engagement.