Olga stands up for those who need a voice. Now a Bethlehem City Councilwoman she represents the under-served and she gives back to those in need. Listen in to our conversation and see how one woman can make a difference.
Olga Negron has been a member of several organizations in the Lehigh Valley and through Pennsylvania. Some of her involvements include: Member of Community Revitalization and Crime Prevention Advisory Committee-Appointed by Governor Rendell, Member of Pennsylvania Statewide Latino Coalition, Member of Rotary International, Board Member for Latino Leadership Alliance of the Lehigh Valley, Member of the Planning Commission-Appointed by Mayor Callahan, Board Vice President for Bethlehem Public Library-Appointed by Bethlehem City Council, Board Vice President for Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley, Member of Southside Vision 2014, and Board Member for Puerto Rican Cultural Coalition. Olga has been the recipient of many awards some of them include: Legendary Locals of Bethlehem-Book by Karen M. Samuels, named Lehigh Valley Woman by Lehigh Valley Magazine, named Hispanic Pride (Orgullo Hispano) by Univision TV in Philadelphia, Latino Leadership Award by Lehigh Valley Latino Magazine, named twice a Personaje Ñ (Who is Who) by WFMZ, named TALL Team Coordinator of the Year by Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, Allentown Human Relations Award recipient, Caring for the Community Award and Bright Star Award by Community Services for Children, Presidential Award for Academic Excellence and Community Involvement by Austin Community College. Among her work history, Olga worked as a community organizer, executive director of non-profit organizations and for the Pennsylvania House of Representative as the Legislative Assistant for Representative Steve Samuelson.