Dear Friends of ForWords Literacy Lab; Fall has officially begun, and we wish you a healthy and happy change of seasons. While we all continue to face enormous challenges, we want to acknowledge our incredible community of students, faculty and supporters. ForWords students and staff continue to inspire us daily, and have navigated the world … Read More
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 … Read More
Our spring celebration at the beautiful Embassy Suites in Terra Linda was a great success! Over 160 guests gathered to support the work of our amazing students, while enjoying delicious food and the swinging sounds of the San Rafael High School Jazz Band. ForWords honored the work of our ally The California Film Institute Education … Read More
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!
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 … Read More
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 more
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 will be highlighted on The Brian Copeland Show, Wednesday, September 13th at 2:30pm. Find a radio and join us! The Brian Copeland Show
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.
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 … Read More