10 Years of Unlocking Literacy for Youth
MUSIC, POETRY AND BRUNCH IN THE COURTYARD
Sunday, September 17th ~ 2 PM to 5 PM
St. Vincent’s School for Boys*, 1 St. Vincent Drive, San Rafael
Join Brian Copeland the award-winning actor, author, TV and radio host, for an afternoon of music by the popular La Familia Peña-Govea band and performances by students and graduates of ForWords Literacy Lab. The event concludes with an opportunity to fund a need.
Our Guest of Honor is Mary Jane Burke, Marin County Superintendent of
Schools. And Marin County Poet Laureate Rebecca Foust will join us.
We can’t wait to share this special occasion with our ForWords friends.
• Contact Michelle Severy: email@example.com or 510-525-2548
• Or make a check payable to ForWords 10th Anniversary and send to:
ForWords Literacy Lab, 361 Third Avenue, Suite I, San Rafael, CA 94901
*St. Vincent’s School for Boys is a division of Catholic Charities Catholic Youth Organization of the Archdiocese of San Francisco.
Who We Are
ForWords provides young people in under-served communities with academic resources to develop crucial 21st literacies.
What We Do
ForWords developed a literacy-based program with a focus on reading, writing, technology and the arts.
Who We Serve
Our clients are the students of the greater San Francisco Bay Area; our students are motivated, intelligent and hopeful.
In its short history ForWords has been recognized for its unique vision and approach to developing literacy skills: Gail Siegel founder and president of ForWords was awarded the prestigious Jefferson Award in 2012 and ForWords was given the Canal Alliance 30th Anniversary Leadership Award.