Join Us for Our Spring Event!

Sunday April 28, 2019 from 2-4pm The Embassy Suites by Hilton 101 McInnis Parkway, San Rafael, CA 94903 Ample free parking Gather with us to enjoy food and drink as we showcase the creative works of ForWords students, honor the important contributions of the California Film Institute, and screen a Mill Valley Film Festival short […]

Good news in the new year!

ForWords is pleased to announce that grants have been received from The Allensby Charity Trust Fund of the San Rafael Elks Lodge, The Amini Foundation for the Study of Affect, and Marin Charitable. Thank you one and all for your generous and on-going support!

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 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.

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. […]

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 […]