Mentoring All Americans for Leadership (MAAFL)

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ARIZONA INFORMANT NEWSPAPER

July 31, 2016 " MAAFL 2nd Annual Backpack Event - On Saturday, July 31st, MAAFL conducted a Backpack Event at the Vista Colina Family Shelter where the children of 12 families received Back-to-School Backpacks. Click here to view the article and click here to view the Press Release.
July 31, 2016 " MAAFL 2nd Annual Backpack Event - On Saturday, July 31st, MAAFL conducted a Backpack Event at the Vista Colina Family Shelter where the children of 12 families received Back-to-School Backpacks. Click here to view the article and click here to view the Press Release.
December 17, 2016 "MAAFL 3rd Annual Toy Drive Event
- On Saturday, December 17th, MAAFL conducted its 3rd Annual Toy Drive at the Vista Colina Homeless Shelter with 31 families and 70 children. Click here to view the article; click here to view the press release; and click here to view the collage of pictures.

July 31, 2016 " MAAFL 2nd Annual Backpack Event
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On Saturday, July 31st, MAAFL conducted a Backpack Event at the Vista Colina Family Shelter where the children of 12 families received Back-to-School Backpacks. Click here to view the article and click here to view the Press Release.

March 27, 2016 " MAAFL 1st Easter Drive Event
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On Saturday, March 27th, MAAFL conducted a Easter Celebration at the Vista Colina Family Shelter where the children of 12 families received Easter Baskets. Click here to view the 1st page of the article and click here to view the 2nd page of the article from the Arizona informant Newspaper.

December 23, 2015 " MAAFL 1st Annual Toy Drive Event
" - On Saturday, December 19th, MAAFL conducted its 1st Annual Toy Drive with Shirley Butler, City of Phoenix Worker III, at the Marcus DE Niza Community Center in South Phoenix. Click here to view the Newspaper Article from the Arizona Informant; click here to view the Collage of Pictures 1 and click here to view the Collage of Pictures 2.

August 1, 2015 "MAAFL Back 2 School Backpack Event" - On Saturday, August 1st, MAAFL conducted its 1st Annual Back 2 School Backpack Event at the Marcus De Niza Community Center in South Phoenix. Click here to view Press Release; Click here to view the article that appeared in the Arizona Informant Newspaper.


March 25, 2015
"MAAFL Kicks Off 2-B-1 Project" - On Wednesday, March 18th, MAAFL conducted its second workshop session of the 2-B-1 project "Cultivating the Leader Within" at Fresh Start Women's Foundation in Phoenix AZ. Click Here to view the article that appeared in the Arizona Informant Newspaper.

August 30, 2014:
Chico's Fundraiser" - On Saturday, August 31st, The Chico's Outlets in the West Valley and in the East Valley partnered with MAAFL in a fundraiser, where MAAFL received 10% of all sales for the entire day from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. The fundraisers was held jointly at two locations the Tanger Outlet Mall in the West Valley and at the Arizona Mills Mall in the East Valley.  Click here to view a collage of pictures.

August 17, 2014: "Donor Kidney for Dr. Wanda Taylor" - Dr. Taylor, the President and CEO of MAAFL - Mentoring All Americans for Leadership" has been diagnosed with stage 4 Kidney Disease since 2012 - Her Board of Directors encouraged an article be printed in the Arizona Informant Newspaper to try and find a donor for her. Click here to view the Article, "Dr. Wanda Taylor Upbeat But In Need."

 July 17, 2014: "Dancing for Life" Program - MAAFL has extended its Career Development Leadership Program to include "Dancing for Life" to promote self-esteem building for everyone, ages 3 - 65. Click here to view article in Arizona Informant Newspaper; and Click Here to view the Press Release.

July 3, 2014: "Chico's Fundraiser"
- On Thursday, July 3rd, The Chico's Outlet partnered with MAAFL in a fundraiser, where MAAFL received 10% of all sales for the entire day from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. The fundraiser was held jointly at two locations, or flyer and Click here for photo.


January 29, 2014:
"Year Ends on High Notes for MAAFL" - An article that gives some of the highlights for 2013.. Click Here to view the article. Click Here to view the press release.

October 26, 2013:
On Saturday, October 26th, a fundraiser for MAAFL was held at the Chico's Outlet at the Arizona Mills Store. Click Here to view the article that supported the event. The event was a great success; on Friday, October 31st, MAAFL received a check in the amount of $635.00.

August 21, 2013: On August 12th, Dr. Wanda Taylor, along with other local business women, appeared on a Talk Show "Carrying the Message" with Host, Marcel Williams. The actual show will air on ABC Channel 15 on September 8th at 3 o'clock a.m.  Click here to view the article.

April 27, 2013:
 
On April 27th MAAFL conducted an employment readiness workshop at the Marcus DeNiza Community Center in Phoenix AZ, with 20 teens. Click here to view article; Click here to view Press Release, and Click here to view photo.

April 10, 2013:  On April 10th MAAFL's First Quarter activities were printed in the Arizona Informant Newspaper. Click here to view article; Click here to view Press Release, and Click here to view photo.

November 14, 2012: 
On October 23rd, MAAFL's Dr. Wanda Taylor was the key note speaker for United Way Firestar's Pre-job fair, held at the Emmett McLoughlin Community Training and Education Center in South Phoenix, Arizona. She also led a Self-Esteem Workshop where 40 of the 87 participants actually was hired at the job fair on October 24th; Click here to view article in the Arizona Informant Newspaper; click here to view Press Release, and click here to view collage of pictures.

August 15, 2012:
  On June 15, MAAFL volunteered for the Career Exploration and Job Fair at the Emmett McLoughlin Community Training and Education Center in South Phoenix, Arizona; Click here to view article in the Arizona Informant Newspaper; click here to view Press Release, and click here to view collage of pictures.

August 15, 2012:
  On May 5, 2012, Dr. Wanda Taylor, President & CEO of MAAFL sat on an Economic Development Panel at the 32nd Annual Black Youth Conference at the ASU Memorial Union in Tempe, Arizona; Click here to view article in the Arizona Informant Newspaper; click here to view Press Release, and click here to view collage of pictures.

November 5, 2011:
 Dr. Wanda Taylor, President & CEO of MAAFL conducted a self-esteem workshop at Central High School through a partnership with the United Way Firestorm; Click here 
to view article; Click here to view collage of pictures.

February 16, 2011: Dr. Wanda Taylor, President & CEO of MAAFL nominated as unsung hero for outstanding work she is doing in the community at the 9th African American Legislative and Leadership Conference; Click here to view article; Click here to view bio.

January 19, 2011: MAAFL To Provide Small Business Operations Courses Via SMCC; 
Click here to view article.

June 30, 2010: MAAFL Extending Services in the Community: Programs Expanded to Those Who Have Lost Their Jobs; 
Click here to view article.


Press Releases

December 10, 2016: MAAFL conducted its 16th Annual Holiday Party Event on . Click here to view Press Release 1 and click here to view collage of pictures

December 19, 2015:
MAAFL conducted its 1st Annual Toy Drive Event on December 19th, 2015. Click here to view Press Release 1 and click here to view Press Release 2.

December 14, 2014: MAAFL celebrated its 8th Annual Holiday Party on Saturday, December 13th. Click Here to view the collage of pictures; and Click Here to view the press release.L reports a spectacular 3rd Quarter with continued success with the Chico's Outlet Fundraisers. Click Here to view the Press Release.MAAFL reports a spectacular 3rd Quarter with continued success with the Chico's Outlet Fundraisers. Click Here to view the Press Release.

August 31, 2014:
MAAFL reports a spectacular 3rd Quarter with continued success with the Chico's Outlet Fundraisers. Click Here to view the Press Release.

June 17, 2014:
MAAFL reports a successful 2nd Quarter for its Homeless Project for 2014. Click here to view the Press Release.

May 12, 2014:
  MAAFL reports a successful 1st Quarter for 2014. Click here to view the press release. Click here to view the collage of pictures from the Chico's Fundraiser on April 19, 2014.

January 29, 2014:  MAAFL reports a success 4th Quarter and highlight workshops held in the last quarter of 2013. Click Here to view Press Release. Click Here to view collage of pictures from the Chico's Outlet fundraiser,

May 4, 2013:
  On May 4th MAAFL conducted an Empowerment Workshop at the 33rd Annual Black Youth Recognition Conference with 30 men, women and children. Click here to view Press Release, and Click here to view photo.

04-27-2013 MAAFL's Dr. Wanda Taylor conducted a Teen Job Readiness Workshop at the Pima Marcos De Niza Community Center in Phoenix, AZ. Click here to view press release. Click Here to view collage of pictures.

03-09-2013 MAAFL partners with the US Vets-Phoenix who sponsored the ARIZONA STANDDOWN at the State Fair Ground; and on 03-26-2013, MAAFL conducted a pre-job career fair workshop at the Friendly House in Phoenix, AZ.  Click Here to view press release. 

12-1-2012 MAAFL participates in the PHX Urban EXPO, sponsored by the Greater Phoenix Urban League (GPUL) at the Phoenix Convention Center. Click Here to view press release.  Click Here to view collage 1; Click Here to view collage 2; Click Here to view collage 3; and Click Here to view collage 4.

11-23-2012 MAAFL participates in a Pre-Career Fair, sponsored by United Way Firestar. Click here to view press release.  Click here to view collage of pictures.

05-05-12 MAAFL participates in the 32nd Annual Black Youth Recognition Conference where the theme was "Education is the Key to Empowerment. Click here to view press release.  Click here to view collage of pictures.

10-10-10
MAAFL Provides Small Business Training Workshops to High School Seniors. Click Here to view the Press Release.

07-15-10
MAAFL Provides Self-Enhancement Workshops to Arizona Communities. Click Here to view Mid-Year Press Release.

04-24-10
MAAFL Provides Business and Dining Etiquette Workshop to 25 YAchievers/CAG Students from the following Schools: South Mountain High, Tempe High, Westwood High, Mountain Point High, and Cordova Middle School. 
Click Here to view Press Release; Click Here to view collage of pictures.

04-10-2010
MAAFL Provides Self Esteem Workshop to 30 Upward Bound Students; 
Click here to view. Click here to view picture of class.

04-10-2010
MAAFL & Y Achievers/College Access Students Partners for Arizona Palm Tree Project. 
Click here to view press release.  Click here to view collage.









Dr. Wanda Taylor
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