The Mazie L. Johnson Reading Initiative Program

THE MAZIE JOHNSON READING INITIATIVE

THE PURPOSE

This program and its services were organized in honor of the Late Mazie L. Johnson In an effort to “Give Back” and “Pay Forward” to the youth of the Yellow Bluff community, with the sole purpose of providing awareness and the love of Reading.  Mazie L. Johnson was an avid reader and a proponent of education.

MISSION STATEMENT

The Mission of the Mazie L. Johnson Reading Initiative is to maintain and improve the quality of life for all citizens of our community by providing resources that enhance and contribute to the individual knowledge, enlightenment and enjoyment in the most efficient manner possible.  Recognizing our responsibility to serve as a place for children to discover the joy of reading and the value of self worth.   To provide an appreciation for learning and living through words, while building self-esteem, thinking positive thoughts and maintaining mutual respect for the community.