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August 22, 2017

North Texas Giving Day and TYD Foundation

Donating to Thank You Darlin Foundation Helps Deliver Literacy Programs to Disadvantaged Youth This year’s North Texas Giving Day is Communities Foundation of Texas’ annual 18-hour online giving extravaganza for North Texas nonprofits, like the Thank You Darlin Foundation, that is powered by creative nonprofits, social media activism, area wide collaboration, and of course you! […]

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Word of the Day

sanguineous

Word Formadjective
DefinitionRelating to or involving blood or bloodshed.
Synonymsbutcherly, gory, slaughterous
UsageHe was an angry youth with a sanguineous temperament and was always getting into fights.

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Arts & Literature in School

Fight for Literacy

Fight for Literacy and the Arts

The Voice2Youth™ poets and artists in-school project is an expansion of our after school programs.  It provides long-term TEKS-aligned literacy residencies at Title 1 schools in Tarrant County.

The story behind the photo:

Many students thought poetry was always serious and sad.  To broaden their awareness, their instructor played a podcast from 1974 with Howard Cosell interviewing Muhammad Ali.  Not only did it make the students laugh, they learned more about the concept of rhyme and gained a new communication skill called humor.

Poetry is about more than poetry!