Welcome Rose Jennings Newhouse to the ForWords team!

Posted by on Aug 14, 2020 in News & Events | No Comments

ForWords is in the news this week as we welcome our new chief operating officer (COO) Rose Jennings Newhouse. Read more about her here: San Rafael literacy nonprofit names new COO

Students Still Reading, Writing, and Dreaming

Posted by on Jul 1, 2020 in News & Events, Newsletters | No Comments

Check out our spring post card! Link here (pdf)

Moving Forward During the Pandemic

Posted by on Jun 16, 2020 in News & Events, Newsletters | No Comments

Dear Friends of ForWords Literacy Lab, These past few months, and the past few weeks especially, have been incredibly challenging and emotional. We hope you and your family are safe and well. All of us at ForWords have been deeply affected by the Black Lives Matter movement we’re seeing close to home and around the […]

ForWords Goes Virtual

Dear Friends and Supporters of ForWords Literacy Lab, As we all face the challenges of a very difficult time, we hope you are all safe. We thought it might add a moment of hope to provide an update on our students and programs, and what better way to start than to quote one of our […]

ForWords Programs are up and running!

From the ForWords Board of Directors and Staff… …All of us at ForWords hope that you are safe and well during this unprecedented time. Fortunately, ForWords students remain engaged in their learning, as staff quickly adjusted by providing all instruction online as of March 23rd. When access to learning devices and wi-fi posed a problem […]

Winter 2019 Newsletter

Posted by on Jan 10, 2019 in News & Events, Newsletters | No Comments

Dear Friends of ForWords Literacy Lab, Happy New Year! Wishing you and yours health and happiness in 2019. We’ve summarized the exciting projects coming up in 2019 in our January 2019 Newsletter. Read full Newsletter here.

Summer Wrap-Up Newsletter

Posted by on Aug 16, 2018 in News & Events, Newsletters | No Comments
Summer Wrap-Up Newsletter

Earlier this month, the 2018 ForWords Literacy Lab Summer Program came to a close with an exciting certificate ceremony. Throughout the summer, students explored such themes as discrimination, immigration, poverty, and other social issues. Read all about our exciting summer here.

Give Back Tuesday at Iron Springs Brew Pub, Aug 21st

Give Back Tuesday at Iron Springs Brew Pub, Aug 21st

With the new school year just around the corner, we’d like to thank you for helping set us up for success with your generous support. Please join us at Iron Springs Pub & Brewery in Fairfax on August 21st when 10% of all proceeds will go directly to our programs. Stop by anytime between 4 […]

Spring 2018 Newsletter

Dear Friends of ForWords, Our programs are in full swing this spring, with poetry readings, research and writing projects and an organized college visit. We’ve summarized these exciting projects in our April 2018 Newsletter. Read full Newsletter here.

2017 A Year in Review

Posted by on Dec 26, 2017 in News & Events, Newsletters | No Comments
2017 A Year in Review

Dear Friends of ForWords, Earlier this week, you likely received our annual appeal in the mail. As part of our efforts to help provide access to higher education for underserved students, we are fundraising to bring 25 young men and women on a college visit of University of California at Merced and California State University […]