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Nov. 2023 Reading Club Recap for All Schools
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Thanks so much to everyone who helped us read and give books to 311 children in Nov. 2023!
These 208 volunteers made the reading clubs a big success!
Name School Role(s)
Acosta, LessaGratts   2nd Grade Reader
Ahmed, SanaGratts   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Altman, DanielPoliti   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Alves, KateLos Angeles   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Amado McFadyen, CandiceLos Angeles   Training Coordinator and Kindergarten Reader
Anton, PamelaAlta Loma   Site Coordinator
Arrizon, Tony-ElyWhite   Site Coordinator
Avadhani, UdbhavAlta Loma   3rd Grade Reader
Avalos, KarlaEsperanza   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Axe, JasonAlta Loma   Site Operations Helper
Azali, JoshuaLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
Bakkar, ErikaPoliti   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Baliga, SanjanaMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Barclift, AnthonyGratts   Kindergarten Reader
Barron, KristiGratts   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Baumgartner, SteveGratts   Training Coordinator and 4th Grade Reader
Benitez, SaraiMagnolia   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Benson, MadelynMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Benya, BenWhite   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Bergey, PatriciaMacArthur Park   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Best, BrendanEsperanza   3rd Grade Reader
Bischof, SaraMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Blount, JameciaWhite   2nd Grade Reader
Brooks, MarissaAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Brown, SharonEsperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Caligiuri, EmiliaPoliti   1st Grade Reader
Callahan, DavidWhite   Site Coordinator
Camargo, NestorGratts   4th Grade Reader
Cano, ItzelMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Castelan Chavez, LeslieWhite   4th Grade Reader
Castelluccio, DillonMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Castro, MichaelMacArthur Park   2nd Grade Reader
Chamorro, AndreasAlta Loma   Kindergarten Reader
Cheng, VickiLos Angeles   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Chittenden, RussellGratts   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Chiu, ShaniceMacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
Chong, JessicaMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Chow, AoifeMacArthur Park   1st Grade Reader
Chugh, AntaraWhite   2nd Grade Reader
Coombs, RobertGratts   2nd Grade Reader
Corrales, AnthonyAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Cuevas, JasmineMacArthur Park   2nd Grade Reader
Currence, RachelMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Dandridge, YmaMagnolia   Site Coordinator
Del Castillo, EnriqueEsperanza   4th Grade Reader
Delgado Jr, DavidMagnolia   3rd Grade Reader
Diamond, DarcyEsperanza   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Dorfman, SethLos Angeles   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Duman, KimberlyEsperanza   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Dunning, JessicaWhite   Site Coordinator
Escobar, NaomiMacArthur Park   1st Grade Reader
Etinoff, AlesiaAlta Loma   5th Grade Reader
Evans, KristenLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Evans, ToniaLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Ezuma, TiffanyMacArthur Park   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Fanter, CrawfordPoliti   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Feng, Dan TongEsperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Ferraro, RomanMacArthur Park   1st Grade Reader
Flores, JuliannaMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Forbes, TaylorMacArthur Park   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Friedrich, LieselWhite   4th Grade Reader
Gao, FionaWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Garcia, JayleenMagnolia   4th Grade Reader
Garcia, Maria EstherPoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Garcia, ValerieMagnolia   4th Grade Reader
Geist, JackiePoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Golub, JuliaWhite   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Gonzalez, CynthiaLos Angeles   4th Grade Reader
Gonzalez, Pablo Esperanza   1st Grade Reader
Gorman, NancyPoliti   4th Grade Reader
Grannis, JenniferGratts   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Gray, JaimiMagnolia   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Green, KarenLos Angeles   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Greene, NathanielMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Greengard, GloriaEsperanza   Food Runner and 1st Grade Reader
Greenspan, CamilleLos Angeles   4th Grade Reader
Greenspan, RobertLos Angeles   4th Grade Reader
Guerrero, GloriaLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Guerrero, LisaAlta Loma   3rd Grade Reader
Gutierrez, RayleneLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Hall, Christina Politi   5th Grade Reader
Halperin, ZachWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Hayashi, RamiPoliti   2nd Grade Reader
He, JiayueEsperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Heinzman, PaulMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Holloway, JamieMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Horn, HeatherPoliti   Site Coordinator
Horta, PaolaMagnolia   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Hu, Jing Esperanza   2nd Grade Reader
Huynh, CynthiaAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Ibarra-Ortiz, MarlenWhite   1st Grade Reader
Imenovskaia, ElizabethAlta Loma   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Jimenez, AlyWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Jurado, JayceLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Kadet, IraLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
Katzman, KendraMacArthur Park   Kindergarten Reader
Keenan, TeigMacArthur Park   Site Coordinator
Kelly, CiaraLos Angeles   Site Operations Helper
Kemper, ReganMagnolia   4th Grade Reader
Kemper, ScottMagnolia   4th Grade Reader
Kim, ColetteMagnolia   3rd Grade Reader
Kirov, DahliaLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Lafia, TessMagnolia   5th Grade Reader
Larson, CaseyAlta Loma   3rd Grade Reader
Laskowski, LucieMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Lee, JennyLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Leung, MaggieEsperanza   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Lidzbarski, AndreaAlta Loma   4th Grade Reader
Louis, AngelinaEsperanza   4th Grade Reader
Ma, CrystalLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Mack, AllisonPoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Mackowiak, DanPoliti   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Marcelin, JadeMacArthur Park   Operations Reader
Mardis, AaronPoliti   2nd Grade Reader
Martin, ChristopherLos Angeles   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Mas, JaimeMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Mason, MaryMagnolia   1st Grade GLC and Reader
May, MarkEsperanza   Site Coordinator
Mccrary, ChristinaPoliti   1st Grade Reader
McFadyen, MargieLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Mendoza, DeliaMacArthur Park   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Messam, JennyLos Angeles   4th Grade Reader
Montes, CynthiaPoliti   Site Coordinator
Morrow, BrittneyPoliti   5th Grade Reader
Murillo Cuevas, Carolina Magnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Myers, StephaniePoliti   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Narayan, NishantMagnolia   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Nassib, NicoleLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Navarro Flores, LaishaMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Noguera-Ramirez, TamaraWhite   4th Grade Reader
Norton, MelissaMagnolia   Site Operations Helper
Ogundu, JoshuaGratts   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Okolo, ChinezeLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Oladapo, AdelasoyeWhite   5th Grade Reader
Olson, JamiLos Angeles   Food Runner and 3rd Grade Reader
Olya, GabrielleLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Orchard, CarrieAlta Loma   Training Coordinator and Operations Reader
Orchard, CharlieMacArthur Park   Site Operations Helper
Ostiller, CathyEsperanza   3rd Grade Reader
Paez, LuisMacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
Peponides, DaphneMagnolia   3rd Grade Reader
Perez, DavidEsperanza   Training Coordinator and 2nd Grade Reader
Picozzi, MarissaEsperanza   2nd Grade Reader
Polanco, EsmeraldaMacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
Porter, SarahAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Provatakis, JulianaLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Raisin, TessaLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
Ramesh, BrindaEsperanza   2nd Grade Reader
Ramirez-Adams, MariaLos Angeles   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Rathod, MehulPoliti   1st Grade Reader
Reeves, MorrisAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Resnick, ShaynaAlta Loma   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Richman, LizLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Rickard, DavidEsperanza   3rd Grade Reader
Rivas Ii, AlbertoMacArthur Park   1st Grade Reader
Rodriguez Coe, YancyLos Angeles   Site Operations Helper
Romanne, RomeGratts   3rd Grade Reader
Rossney, GlennMagnolia   Site Coordinator
Rubio, MarielAlta Loma   Site Coordinator
Rubio, MaryAlta Loma   Operations Reader
Saidu, BainduAlta Loma   5th Grade Reader
Salan, JoPoliti   3rd Grade Reader
Sandersfeld, EmilyLos Angeles   Site Coordinator
Sanderson, TinaMacArthur Park   Site Coordinator
Savannah , VictoriaLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
Scott, SamanthaMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Selvage III, PrinceWhite   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Shibata, EmiMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Shin, SoobinLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Shulse, JuliePoliti   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Smith, JenGratts   Site Coordinator
Smith, MarkeishaMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Solis, MarcoEsperanza   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Stoessl, HaleyWhite   2nd Grade Reader
Strock, SydneyMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Swanson, NoelleLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
Tao, JingEsperanza   3rd Grade Reader
Taylor, AliceMagnolia   5th Grade Reader
Taylor, StephanieGratts   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Taylor, SteveEsperanza   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Taylor, TheadraPoliti   4th Grade Reader
Tejeda, CitlaliAlta Loma   Training Coordinator and 2nd Grade Reader
Terrazas, KimberlyLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Tran, JasonWhite   1st Grade Reader
Tufail, MinahilMagnolia   5th Grade Reader
Vallejos, EnriquePoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Vasquez, PaulaWhite   4th Grade Reader
Vass, KevinMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Vergara Najar, JuanAlta Loma   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Villachica, Alexis MacArthur Park   1st Grade Reader
Wahl, LoreliWhite   5th Grade Reader
Wang, YujianEsperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Watson, JaelynWhite   4th Grade Reader
Webb, JanetEsperanza   5th Grade Reader
Wells, AmyMagnolia   3rd Grade Reader
Werlin, CarolineGratts   5th Grade Reader
Werlin, LeslieGratts   5th Grade Reader
Wild, AlethaMacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
Williams, DestinyWhite   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Williams, ShariGratts   1st Grade Reader
Willis, StephanieAlta Loma   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Wilson, KoriGratts   Site Operations Helper
Wodka, AdamMagnolia   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Zamakhovski, DanielleMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Zelin, JasonLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Zev, MarcMagnolia   4th Grade Reader
Zhu, JiehuaEsperanza   2nd Grade Reader
Zhu, YunEsperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Nov. 2023 Participation Summary
School Children Volunteers
Alta Loma 17 22
Esperanza 30 26
Gratts 28 17
Los Angeles 68 37
MacArthur Park 47 29
Magnolia 46 33
Politi 29 22
White 46 22
Grand Total 311 208
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 Participating Groups
-20-Something Ladies SocialPoliti
-Agents of ChangeMagnolia
-Alumni Scholars UCLAPoliti
-Americorps NCCCMagnolia
-Anderson Latino Management Association (ALMA)Alta Loma
-AonLos Angeles
-ASU Alumni LA ChapterPoliti
-COC Psi Beta/Psych ClubMagnolia
-CognizantMacArthur Park
-Cornell Club of Los AngelesMagnolia
-Creative Artists AgencyPoliti
-CSULB Alpha Phi Omega Rho Gamma ChapterMagnolia
-CSUN CADAEsperanza
-CSUN Sigma Alpha ZetaMacArthur Park
-Delta Sigma PiWhite
-Disney VoluntEARSMagnolia
-ECHO at UCLAMagnolia
-FOX GivesMagnolia
-IGAFMagnolia, Politi
-InterNations ChangemakersPoliti
-Junior League of Los AngelesAlta Loma, Esperanza, Gratts, Los Angeles, MacArthur Park, Magnolia, Politi, White
-Kaiser PermanenteLos Angeles
-Kappa Delta Chi MSMUMagnolia
-L.A. WorksGratts, Los Angeles
-LA County Alternate Public DefendersWhite
-LACBA BYA Pro Bono CommitteeMacArthur Park
-LAUSD, Office of the General CounselLos Angeles
-LMU Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Tau Kappa ChapterMagnolia
-Los Angeles Auburn ClubEsperanza
-Meetup.comAlta Loma, Esperanza, Gratts, Los Angeles, Magnolia, Politi, White
-MIT Club of Southern CaliforniaPoliti
-Notre Dame Club of Los AngelesMacArthur Park
-NYU LAMacArthur Park
-Order of the Eastern Star, PHRA, State of CALos Angeles
-OU AlumniEsperanza
-PCC Circle K InternationalPoliti
-Penn Serves LALos Angeles
-Phi Theta Kappa, Beta Kappa DeltaLos Angeles
-Project RISHI at UCLAMacArthur Park
-Rotaract at UCLAEsperanza
-She Reads DTLAMacArthur Park
-South Bay Cal Alumni ClubAlta Loma
-Stanbridge UniversityMagnolia
-Stanford Alumni CSCEsperanza
-SULA SemesterMagnolia
-Texas Exes Los Angeles ChapterMagnolia
-UCLA Alpha Delta PiLos Angeles
-UCLA Alpha PhiLos Angeles
-UCLA Alpha Phi OmegaLos Angeles
-UCLA Alumni Westside NetworkEsperanza
-UCLA Anderson School of ManagementLos Angeles
-UCLA ASDAMagnolia
-UCLA Bruin BellesPoliti
-UCLA Chi OmegaMagnolia
-UCLA Circle KMagnolia
-UCLA FISHLos Angeles
-UCLA Lambda Theta NuMagnolia
-UCLA Latino Alumni Association (ULAA)Esperanza
-UCLA Morning Sign OutLos Angeles
-UCLA Mortar Board, Agathai ChapterMacArthur Park
-UCLA Phi Delta ThetaMagnolia
-UCLA Phi Kappa PsiMacArthur Park
-UCLA Phi Sigma RhoMagnolia
-UCLA Regents Scholar SocietyAlta Loma
-UCLA School on WheelsLos Angeles
-UCLA Sigma Alpha MuLos Angeles
-UCLA Theta TauMacArthur Park
-UCLA Volunteer CenterLos Angeles
-UNICEF at UCLALos Angeles
-University Catholic Center at UCLAEsperanza, Los Angeles
-University of Miami Alumni Association Los Angeles CanesPoliti
-University of Michigan Club - Los AngelesMagnolia
-USC Beta Alpha PsiMagnolia
-USC Circle K InternationalMagnolia
-USC Friends and Neighbors DayMagnolia
-USC HelenesMagnolia
-USC Red CrossGratts
-USC Sigma Gamma RhoMagnolia
-Westside Cal Alumni ClubEsperanza
-Yale UniversityGratts, Politi