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September 15, 2014

North Texas Giving Day

  Three days from today, you will have the easy opportunity to make a difference for millions of North Texans when you make a donation to your favorite charity on North Texas Giving Day.  On September 18, 2014, donations can be made from 6 a.m. to midnight to more than 1,600 certified nonprofits listed on […]

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Word of the Day


Word Formadjective
DefinitionLacking social polish; tactless.
Synonymsunpolished, graceless
UsageWendy was quite friendly, but her lack of manners made her seem gauche in formal settings.

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.

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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