ForWords on KGO 810 AM Radio!

ForWords will be highlighted on The Brian Copeland Show, Wednesday, September 13th at 2:30pm.  Find a radio and join us! The Brian Copeland Show

ForWords 10th Anniversary Celebration!

FORWORDS 10th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION! 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 To Buy Tickets ~ $25 Per Person ~ Space is Limited • Contact Michelle Severy: […]

US House of Representatives recognize ForWords

Posted by on Jul 16, 2017 in Awards, News & Events | No Comments

Sponsored by CA-02 District Representative Jared Huffman, The US House of Representatives formally recognized ForWords for its special contributions to the students we help develop 21st century literacy skills.

ForWords published in the Marin Poetry Center 2017 Anthology

The poetry of five ForWords students has been selected to be published in the Marin Poetry Center 2017 anthology. Juan Philipe Herrera, former US Poet Laureate wrote a poem for the anthology to honor our students and the other writers. More information available here.

ForWords partners with AmazonSmile

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in Fundraising, News & Events | No Comments

ForWords is happy to announce a partnership with Amazon.com. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support ForWords every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that […]

Fall 2016 Newsletter

Dear Friends of ForWords Literacy Lab, A new school year has just begun! After a busy summer, we are excited to return to classrooms and schools throughout the Bay Area to support underserved students and teachers in the new academic year. In each of our programs, we work to develop engaging projects that connect students […]

“Give Back Tuesday” to Support ForWords, Tuesday August 30th, Iron Springs Brew Pub

“Give Back Tuesday” to Support ForWords, Tuesday August 30th, Iron Springs Brew Pub

It’s that time again-please join us at Iron Springs Brew Pub in Fairfax on Tuesday, August 30th @ 5PM to celebrate a warm summer evening.  It’s the “Give Back Tuesdays” night-Iron Springs Brew Pub will donate a % of the evening’s take to ForWords.  So plan to join us for drinks, appetizers, and dinner.

Summer 2016 Newsletter

Posted by on Jul 19, 2016 in News & Events, Newsletters | No Comments

Dear Friends of ForWords Literacy Lab, Summer is here! We have just finished wrapping up our literacy programs at San Rafael High School (SRHS), San Francisco School of Arts and Technology, Helms Middle School, and Huckleberry Youth Services. ForWords OutLoud, our Saturday program, has been a huge success and we are already anticipating more students […]

Call for Support!

Dear Friends and ForWords Literacy Lab Supporters (and MARIN County Voters) Nov. 10th the Marin County Supervisors will hold a hearing to listen to proposals from local non-profits about their work in the community. Prior to the hearing, Supervisors have received applications, including of course one from FWLL, for grants from the Community Service Fund. […]