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.