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May 2024 Reading Club Recap for All Schools
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Thanks so much to everyone who helped us read and give books to 330 children in May 2024!
These 202 volunteers made the reading clubs a big success!
Name School Role(s)
Acosta, LessaGratts   2nd Grade Reader
Albano, JessicaMacArthur Park   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Altman, DanielPoliti   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Aniel, LizWhite   5th Grade Reader
Annoxmimbar, MalliumGratts   5th Grade Reader
Arnold, DevynWhite   2nd Grade Reader
Arrizon, Tony-ElyWhite   Site Coordinator
Avalos, KarlaEsperanza   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Axe, JasonPoliti   Site Operations Helper
Aylor, DrewLos Angeles   4th Grade Reader
Ba, EmilyLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
Barriga, JonielPoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Baumgartner, SteveGratts   4th Grade Reader
Benitez, SaraiMagnolia   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Benya, BenWhite   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Bergey, PatriciaMacArthur Park   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Blanco, FranciscoPoliti   1st Grade Reader
Boyd, CatherineLos Angeles   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Bradley, FreddieWhite   5th Grade Reader
Brandel, NancyAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Buenaventura, JessicaMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Caligiuri, EmiliaPoliti   1st Grade Reader
Callahan, DavidWhite   Site Coordinator
Camargo, NestorGratts   4th Grade Reader
Chacon, ChristalLos Angeles   Operations Reader
Chandi, SunyaWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Chang, CollinMacArthur Park   Kindergarten Reader
Chatham, KimLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Cheng, VickiLos Angeles   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Chew, RobynAlta Loma   Site Operations Helper
Chittenden, RussellGratts   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Chong, JessicaMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Choo, SoyoonLos Angeles   Site Coordinator
Chung, JuraWhite   2nd Grade Reader
Chung, SteveMagnolia   5th Grade Reader
Clark, JenniferMagnolia   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Coombs, RobertMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Cottier, MeganWhite   Site Coordinator
Cramer, MiaLos Angeles   Site Coordinator
Cruse, MeredithLos Angeles   Operations Reader
Damberg, LouiseAlta Loma   5th Grade Reader
Dandridge, YmaMagnolia   Site Coordinator
Dawson, JustineAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Dawson, MaggieGratts   Kindergarten Reader
Debany, EmmaMagnolia   5th Grade Reader
Deleon, JuliaWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Diamond, DarcyEsperanza   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Diaz, TinaAlta Loma   4th Grade Reader
Dorfman, SethLos Angeles   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Doyle, MadisonWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Duman, KimberlyEsperanza   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Dunning, JessicaWhite   Site Coordinator
Engle, JosephMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Epstein, TinaMacArthur Park   Site Coordinator
Fanter, FordPoliti   Training Coordinator and 3rd Grade Reader
Feige, Anna MayLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Fifield, NinaLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Flaum, DebraMacArthur Park   4th Grade Reader
Flaum, JessicaMacArthur Park   2nd Grade Reader
Forbes, TaylorMagnolia   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Gao, FionaWhite   Site Operations Helper
Gaon, KathrynWhite   4th Grade Reader
Georges, SandraMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Golub, JuliaWhite   Training Coordinator and 4th Grade Reader
Gomez, CarolinaAlta Loma   4th Grade Reader
Gonzalez, SophiaEsperanza   4th Grade Reader
Gorman, NancyPoliti   4th Grade Reader
Grannis, JenniferGratts   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Gray, JaimiMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Green, KarenLos Angeles   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Greene, NathanielMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Greengard, GloriaEsperanza   1st Grade Reader
Guardiola, AlexisMagnolia   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Halperin, ZachWhite   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Hartley, Margaret MAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Heinzman, PaulMacArthur Park   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Hendrickson, JenniferLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Hernandez-Arevalo, IsaacGratts   Kindergarten Reader
Hickey, DavidEsperanza   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Ho, CeciliaMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Holloway, JamieMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Hong, DaniellePoliti   1st Grade Reader
Horn, HeatherPoliti   Site Coordinator
Horta, PaolaPoliti   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Hu, AmyAlta Loma   Kindergarten Reader
Huebschman, SophiaLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
Hunt, ThomasMacArthur Park   2nd Grade Reader
Ikeji, DidiAlta Loma   Kindergarten Reader
Jackson, TeneciaGratts   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Jakubauskaite, EvelinaPoliti   1st Grade Reader
Johnsen, KaylaAlta Loma   3rd Grade Reader
Jung, DawonLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Kandola, HartajMacArthur Park   2nd Grade Reader
Keenan, TeigMacArthur Park   Site Coordinator
Kelekar, AvaniPoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Kelly, CiaraMagnolia   Site Coordinator
Keyne, AndrewWhite   3rd Grade Reader
Kruythoff, AshleyLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Landau, NaamaLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Langlois, SabrinaAlta Loma   2nd Grade Reader
Lee, SandraGratts   5th Grade Reader
Lemieux, LaurenMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Leung, MaggieEsperanza   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Lin, VincentMagnolia   2nd Grade Reader
Long, ElizabethLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
Loo, MarilynEsperanza   2nd Grade Reader
Luttrell, ChrisWhite   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Mack, AmyPoliti   5th Grade Reader
Malone, MeghanEsperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Marcelin, JadeMacArthur Park   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Mardis, AaronPoliti   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Martin, ChristopherLos Angeles   Operations GLC and Reader
Mas, JaimeMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
May, MarkEsperanza   Site Coordinator
Mccollough, FairlieWhite   4th Grade Reader
Mendonsa, EmilyPoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Mendoza, DeliaMagnolia   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Mikikian, SezaGratts   3rd Grade Reader
Mock, JennyGratts   3rd Grade Reader
Modi, KrupaPoliti   Kindergarten Reader
Moore, JackMagnolia   4th Grade Reader
Morrow, BrittneyPoliti   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Mukai, HidekoLos Angeles   Operations Reader
Myers, StephaniePoliti   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Narayan, NishantMagnolia   4th Grade Reader
Nguyen, PhucEsperanza   2nd Grade Reader
Nolan, JackieAlta Loma   Site Operations Helper
Norman, PerryLos Angeles   Operations Reader
Ochikubo, ErinAlta Loma   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Olson, JamiLos Angeles   Food Runner and 1st Grade Reader
Orchard, CharliePoliti   Site Operations Helper
Ortiz Menjivar, JulissaEsperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Palmer, EdMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Parske, KyraMagnolia   3rd Grade Reader
Payan, ZulemaLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Paz, ShirleyGratts   1st Grade Reader
Perros, MariaAlta Loma   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Perry, LauraEsperanza   Site Operations Helper
Persaud, AhaliaLos Angeles   1st Grade Reader
Phares, MeganMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Power, KaleaGratts   2nd Grade Reader
Provatakis, JulianaLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Quintanilla, JorgeGratts   2nd Grade Reader
Rakamnuaykit, Peerapit “prudence”Alta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Ramirez-Adams, MariaLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
Rankin, BruceLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Rayner, MillieWhite   2nd Grade Reader
Richman, LizLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Rickard, DavidEsperanza   3rd Grade Reader
Rivas Galicia, MarlindaPoliti   2nd Grade Reader
Rocha, Tiffany PPoliti   1st Grade Reader
Rodriguez Coe, YancyLos Angeles   Site Operations Helper
Rojas, JudyMacArthur Park   Kindergarten Reader
Romo, JasminEsperanza   5th Grade Reader
Rubio, MarielAlta Loma   Site Coordinator
Rubio, MaryAlta Loma   Operations Reader
Rush, LatoyaMacArthur Park   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Răducu, IoanaMacArthur Park   1st Grade Reader
Sanderson, TinaMacArthur Park   Site Coordinator
Sarkissian, JenniferGratts   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Shibata, EmiMagnolia   4th Grade Reader
Shooshani, CamilleEsperanza   3rd Grade Reader
Shulse, JuliePoliti   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Sieck, EmilyMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Sieck, MaxMagnolia   Kindergarten Reader
Sierra, JenniferMacArthur Park   3rd Grade Reader
Smith, JenGratts   Site Coordinator
Solis, MarcoEsperanza   2nd Grade GLC and Reader
Stevenson, SoniaMacArthur Park   Site Coordinator
Stoessl, HaleyWhite   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Swanson, NoelleLos Angeles   3rd Grade Reader
Tan, Keng Yik AaronAlta Loma   3rd Grade Reader
Tang, EugeneAlta Loma   1st Grade Reader
Taylor, StephanieGratts   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Taylor, WhitMacArthur Park   5th Grade Reader
Tejeda, CitlaliAlta Loma   Kindergarten GLC and Reader
Thompson, StanPoliti   Training Coordinator and 4th Grade Reader
Ti, Jessica Zhuo XiAlta Loma   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Torremoro , IrvianneGratts   3rd Grade Reader
Torres-Huitzil , AreliMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Torres-Huitzil, OmarMagnolia   1st Grade Reader
Tran, JasonWhite   1st Grade Reader
Trebil, BrettGratts   3rd Grade Reader
Trejo Phoenix, BurgandiAlta Loma   4th Grade GLC and Reader
Vallejos, EnriquePoliti   3rd Grade Reader
Varela, TeresaMacArthur Park   Kindergarten Reader
Vasquez, PaulaWhite   1st Grade GLC and Reader
Vergara Najar, JuanAlta Loma   Kindergarten Reader
Wahl, LoreliWhite   Operations Reader
Walker, JayLos Angeles   Kindergarten Reader
Wang, EricMagnolia   4th Grade Reader
Wang, Yu-HanPoliti   1st Grade Reader
Webb, JanetEsperanza   Site Operations Helper
Werlin, CarolineGratts   3rd Grade Reader
Werlin, LeslieGratts   3rd Grade Reader
Wild, FranAlta Loma   5th Grade GLC and Reader
Wilson, KoriGratts   Site Operations Helper
Wodka, AdamMagnolia   3rd Grade GLC and Reader
Wu, HelenEsperanza   Kindergarten Reader
Wu, WilliamWhite   4th Grade Reader
Yang, LijieLos Angeles   5th Grade Reader
Zelin, JasonLos Angeles   2nd Grade Reader
May 2024 Participation Summary
School Children Volunteers
Alta Loma 16 24
Esperanza 38 19
Gratts 46 23
Los Angeles 31 34
MacArthur Park 58 24
Magnolia 45 28
Politi 56 25
White 40 25
Grand Total 330 202
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 Participating Groups
-Agents of ChangeMagnolia
-Alliance for Latinx Management at Anderson (ALMA)Los Angeles
-Alumni Scholars UCLAPoliti
-Americorps NCCCMagnolia
-AonLos Angeles
-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
-Keck School of Medicine of USCPoliti
-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
-MERCYWORLDWIDEEsperanza, Los Angeles, Politi
-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
-South Bay Cal Alumni ClubAlta Loma
-Stanbridge UniversityMagnolia
-Stanford Alumni CSCEsperanza
-SULA SemesterMagnolia
-Texas Exes Los Angeles ChapterMagnolia
-UCLA A Moment of MagicMagnolia
-UCLA Alpha PhiLos Angeles
-UCLA Alpha Phi OmegaLos Angeles
-UCLA Alumni Westside NetworkEsperanza
-UCLA AMWALos Angeles
-UCLA Anderson School of ManagementLos Angeles
-UCLA ASDAMagnolia
-UCLA Bruin Belles Service AssociationPoliti
-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 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 Sigma Gamma RhoMagnolia
-Westside Cal Alumni ClubEsperanza
-Yale UniversityGratts, Politi