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September 17, 2016

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Mark your calendar and plan to donate to the Thank You Darlin’ Foundation on September 22nd  by clicking here North Texas Giving Day Across the nation students are struggling and failing because of a decline in literacy skills, and this is especially true for economically disadvantaged youth.  In addition, funding for the arts, a proven […]

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DefinitionA method of betting, as on a horserace, in which the bettor must correctly pick those finishing in the first and second places in precisely that sequence.
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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.

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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