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August 22, 2017

North Texas Giving Day and TYD Foundation

Donating to Thank You Darlin Foundation Helps Deliver Literacy Programs to Disadvantaged Youth This year’s North Texas Giving Day is Communities Foundation of Texas’ annual 18-hour online giving extravaganza for North Texas nonprofits, like the Thank You Darlin Foundation, that is powered by creative nonprofits, social media activism, area wide collaboration, and of course you! […]

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Word of the Day

arbiter

Word Formnoun
DefinitionOne chosen or appointed to judge or decide a disputed issue.
Synonymsarbitrator, umpire
UsageIn peace, from their want of confidence in each other, they will entrust the guardianship of the state to mercenaries and their general, who will be an arbiter between them.

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North Texas Day of Giving 2017

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TYD Voice2Youth poets top 22,000 views    

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Our New Anthology is Ready for Sale on the Amazon Kindle Store!                          

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Two urban teenage girls who had been sitting in a rat infested mobile classroom were now sitting in a boardroom deciding the theme that inspired this book.

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Mark Your Calendar for Our 2017 National Poetry Month Youth Poetry Slam,

Saturday, April 29th  

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Youth Poetry Slam Winners

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Betsy Price, Mayor of Fort Worth, Texas with TYD Board Members and Executive Director

Mayor Price, TYD Board & Director

Shelley Cox, Carolyn West, Mayor Betsy Price, and Terri Paul Lovelace

 

“Poetry is active!” exclaimed a student.  Poetry is also a Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) requirement, and a great way to strengthen confidence, literacy, and leadership skills.