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October 15, 2014

Our Day in the District Performance

Ten student poets took deep breaths, then took command of the stage in the Scott Theater Saturday afternoon, September 27th, 2014, as part of Fort Worth’s Day in the District event. For the first time, the Thank You Darlin Foundation (TYD) was invited to bring the best of the best of their youth poets to […]

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Word Formadjective
DefinitionNot concerned with or constrained by rules, conventions, or responsibilities.
Synonymsdevil-may-care, happy-go-lucky, harum-scarum, slaphappy, carefree
UsageEnjoy your fun while you can because it won"t be long before you have to bid farewell to your freewheeling lifestyle and settle down.

September is National Literacy Month

Posted on: September 10th, 2013 by Carolyn West No Comments

September is National Literacy Month.  Please help us to give the great gift of literacy to children in need by purchasing the Voice2Youth Poetry & Art youth anthology.  Your purchase will be used to help end the literacy deficits in urban, minority and impoverished communities.

Visit the TYD Store to make a purchase.  Thank you!



Voice2Youth Poetry & Art

Famous Quotes about the Importance of Literacy

We must transform the way America deals with illiteracy and invest in our future.”  -Jeb Bush


“Literacy and Education in a 21st-Century Economy”

This isn’t just another education debate where the answer lies somewhere between more money and less bureaucracy. It’s a responsibility that begins at home – one that we need to take on before our kids ever step foot in a classroom; one that we need to carry through well into their teenage years.

That’s because literacy is the most basic currency of the knowledge economy we’re living in today. – President Barack Obama