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March 22, 2015

IN-SCHOOL POETRY PROGRAM PROVES POSITIVE FOR KIDS

Fort Worth, TX – The Thank You Darlin’ Foundation’s Voice2Youth™ in-school poetry program has been launched at Como Elementary. For a long time now, studying the subject of poetry has been relegated to just a sliver of time in classrooms, or during after-school times. So what drove the decision for administrators at Como to implement […]

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Word of the Day

phantasmagoric

Word Formadjective
DefinitionCharacterized by fantastic imagery and incongruous juxtapositions.
Synonymssurrealistic
UsageThe phantasmagoric imagery, with melting clocks and unreal landscapes, is what attracts many to Salvador Dali"s work.

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