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Conversation with Fort Worth newsmaker, Carolyn West

In the latest installment of our occasional conversations with Fort Worth newsmakers, Carolyn West, founder and executive director of The Thank You Darlin’ Foundation, spoke with arts and culture editor Marcheta Fornoff about the organization’s youth poetry slam. This conversation has been edited for length and clarity. For the unabridged

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Join Our Team and Inspire Creative Minds

Watch a child’s face light up with new knowledge. It’s an amazing experience that you can be a part of TYD Foundation as a Teaching Artist. Using the Voice2Youth™ poetry and literacy curriculum, you can help strengthen students’ creative thinking, reading, writing and public speaking skills. Become a Teaching Artist!

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Rhyme and Reason

Poet Educator, Carolyn West, believes that bending words generates the power to change young lives. Spot Light article from 360 West Magazine, March 2022.

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Timber Creek HS Students Raise $3,000 for Nonprofit

Theater students at Timber Creek High School in Keller held a benefit performance to raise funds for Thank You Darlin’ Foundation – a Fort Worth nonprofit that uses the arts to help disadvantaged youth find academic and personal success. Wake Up to Something Good: Every morning, NBC 5 Today is

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