Olivia Newell-Bauer has always had a passion for advocacy and helping others. She graduated from Northern Arizona University with a B.S. in Strategic Communication with an emphasis is Public Relations. She joins Springboard Collaborative as a PHENND Fellow and AmeriCorps VISTA. She will spend her year of service coordinating the third year of Schoolyear, aiming to advance Springboard’s mission of closing the reading achievement gap in Philadelphia. Her favorite children’s book is The Three Little Javelinas by Susan Lowell.