On December 6th, 2021, Betty was the featured guest on Drew Schlosberg’s “Spotlight on the Community” podcast, where she had a chance to speak on the story of how Reading Legacies was founded, the importance of reading with our children regularly, and how we can all do our part to make the world a better place for our future generation.

Episode Synopsis:

“Betty Mohlenbrock, winner of the prestigious Peter Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation and Congressional Medal of Honor Society “Community Service Hero” Award, discusses her passion and legacy of shining a light on the power of reading aloud to children. Mohlenbrock talks about the founding of her newest venture: Reading Legacies.”

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Nicole Vargas

My name is Nicole Vargas. I joined the Reading Legacies team in January 2023. I have a BA in Child Development from Point Loma Nazarene University and 6 years’ experience working with children from ages infancy to adolescence. My role as the Storybook Readers Program Manager is to oversee the programing and implementation of our Youth Readers and Storybook Inspirations programs. As a child development professional, I have firsthand experience seeing the immense impact that reading aloud to children has on their early literacy skills and relationship building within the family and community. One of my favorite children’s books is If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Numeroff.