MAAFL currently has a Board of Directors of 10 members who represent the communities in which they serve: Joyie Oliver, Chairman; Shirley Butler, Vice Chairman; Juanita Stafford, Treasurer; and Kim Hobbs, Secretary. Board meetings are held quarterly where all decisions for workshops, grants, etc. are made. MAAFL governs itself by four core values which spells out the word RICH: Reliability and Respect, Integrity, Caring, and Honesty. Qualified trainers for the workshops include the following individuals: Dr. Wanda Taylor, Director of Trainer; Lyda Harris and Shirley Butler. Ledis Brooks is the Admin Assistant and Joyie Oliver is the Project Event Manager.
On Auguts 4, 2017, Walmart #3465, Mike Thomas, presented MAAFL with a grant for $2,500.; and on July 7, 2017, Walmart #2515, Manager, Gary Wilson presented MAAFL with a grant for $1,000. These checks assisted MAAFL with its Annual Events: Easter Event, Backpack Event, Toy Drive/Event and Educational Workshops.
Twenty-Five youth, including Kids For Christ from the Damion Gosa Memorial Foundation (DGMF), received Easter Baskets on Saturday, April 15, 2017; the event was held at the Broadway Heritage Neighborhood Resource Center in Phoenix AZ. Sponsoring this Easter Event were Dr. Wanda Taylor, President and CEO of Mentoring All Americans for Leadership (MAAFL) and Shirley Butler of Neighborhood Services, Community Worker III. Other key staff and volunteers included: Ledis Brooks, MAAFL Admin Assistant: volunteers, six year old Nevaeh Riley, Ed Black, and Gordon Hope; MAAFL Board Members, Helen Walker, Jacqueline Brown, and Kim Hobbs; and DGMF Staff, Event Coordinator, Knoye Jackson.
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