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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.

September is National Literacy Month

Posted on: September 10th, 2013 by Carolyn West

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