North End resident, Dr. Vivian Johnson (affectionately named Dr. J) received her PHD in Reading and Language Arts from Oakland University and now is an Associate Professor at Marygrove College managing the Literacy Learning Master’s Degree program. She is committed to social justice and community engaged focused instruction and incorporating non-traditional methods in teaching literacy learning in the North End and throughout the city. She is excited to join OAAC’s board to connect even more with the community and uplift the art of literature and literacy.