ForWords was one of only 10 out 2000 Marin County nonprofits to receive this prestigious honor.
Awards & Honors
US House of Representatives recognize ForWords
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. Here’s an excerpt from the coveted letter: …literacy programs for low-income and under-served students. From providing resources to many English learners to helping to develop their … Read More
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.
Canal Alliance 30th Anniversary Leadership Award
ForWords was given the Canal Alliance 30th Anniversary Leadership Award.
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.