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January 13, 2017

Executive Director’s Annual Report

The Thank You Darlin’ Foundation (TYD) delivered over 250 hours of creative expression time for 2,900 disadvantaged youth.  The program reached its goals, which were tied to Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).  TYD operated programs at 8 schools total, 7 Fort Worth ISD schools, 1 Keller ISD school located in Fort Worth, and several […]

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Word of the Day

propitiate

Word Formverb
DefinitionTo conciliate (an offended power).
Synonymsappease
UsageAfter his grave sin, he tried to propitiate the gods with a sacrifice.

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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.