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April 2, 2015

Now Registering Students for our Voice2Youth™ 10th Annual Poetry Slam

Registration due by April 14th (No cost for registration) Event date: Saturday, April 25, 2015 Location: Fort Worth Botanic Gardens, Lecture Hall 3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX 76107 Check-in time:  11:30 a.m. Start time: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.   TYD – Thank You Darlin’ Foundation presents its 10th Annual Voice2Youth Poetry Slam, […]

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Word of the Day


Word Formnoun
DefinitionOne who wastes, especially one who wastes money; an idler or a loafer.
Synonymsprodigal, profligate
UsageDespite his parents" best efforts to teach him responsibility, Sam grew up to be a wastrel who squandered his entire fortune.

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!



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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