ForWords is providing program continuity and support to all of our students through virtual programming.
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Who We Are
ForWords is a dedicated team of educators and mentors who understand the challenges our students face and bring the passion and skill sets necessary to help them learn and realize their potential.
What We Do
Our literacy-based programs support students as they develop the art of self-expression while building leadership skills, providing a rich and relevant educational experience that fosters their love for learning.
Who We Serve
Motivated, under-resourced first-generation rising 6th – 12th grade students.
In its short history ForWords has been recognized for its unique vision and approach to developing literacy skills: Gail Siegel, Founder and Executive Director of ForWords, was awarded the prestigious Jefferson Award in 2012 and ForWords was given the Canal Alliance 30th Anniversary Leadership Award. On the occasion of our 10th Anniversary ForWords received U.S. Congressional Recognition for outstanding work in the community