Empowering the Next Generation: Elevating Youth Voices Through All of Our Endeavors
Voice2Youth™ stands as the cornerstone of our mission. This innovative program boasts a curriculum centered on poetry and literacy, which has not only garnered recognition through an award-winning after-school initiative but also through an annual region-wide youth poetry slam, the publication of youth poetry anthologies, and the facilitation of spoken word workshops for students both locally and globally. Developed and refined over a decade through collaboration with classroom educators and teaching artists, Voice2Youth™ embodies our commitment to amplifying the voices of young people.
Our After-School Program is a direct intervention within educational systems, providing crucial supplemental instructional support for K-12 students. LEARN MORE >
Voice2Youth™ Poetry Slam
The Voice2Youth™ Poetry Slam distinguishes itself by offering participation opportunities to students from third through twelfth grade. LEARN MORE >
Our dedication to showcasing youth talent is evident in the publication of eight anthologies featuring original poems written by North Texas youth. LEARN MORE >
Through spoken word workshops and performances, the TYD Foundation has brought the transformative power of poetry to numerous institutions, engaging both children and educators alike. LEARN MORE >