Join ForWords with Rebecca Foust – Tuesday Dec. 5th, 7PM

Join ForWords with Rebecca Foust – Tuesday Dec. 5th, 7PM

Marin County Poet Laureate Rebecca Foust will host an evening of readings by ForWords students and Next Generation Scholars, who will speak to the theme of Poetry as Sanctuary. Tuesday December 5th 7pm at Fairfax Library

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 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.

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.

Feel like giving? Help Elisabeth raise money for Bay Area Human Race

My Story… Please help ForWords provides literacy programs for low-income, under-served students in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, many of whom are English language learners. ForWords Literacy Lab was founded in honor of the life of my older sister Catherine Holly, a young woman who loved reading and writing and appreciated the extraordinary ethnic, […]

HWA Partnership // Literacy Blast Summer

ForWords Literacy Lab in partnership with Huckleberry Youth Services provided programs in San Francisco and San Rafael this summer for high school students. The students, ForWords teachers and artists-in-residence, and Huckleberry staff worked together on Communication Literacy, reading, writing, speaking and listening as well as Technology Literacy. The youth conducted research about health issues and […]