Melanie Holland-Orr
Director of Youth Development

Melanie oversees youth development curriculums, programs, and data-driven interventions to support the social and emotional well-being of K-12 Horton’s Kids participants. Prior to joining Horton’s Kids in 2017, Melanie managed lunch-time literacy programs in DC, an after-school program in Brooklyn, NY, and social-emotional curriculum implementation at an after-school program in Charleston, SC. Melanie holds a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership, Politics, and Advocacy from New York University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from College of Charleston. In her free time, Melanie loves to read, hike, and go to the movies.

melanie@hortonskids.org