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
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 … 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!
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 More
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 more
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
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 … 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 was one of only 10 out 2000 Marin County nonprofits to receive this prestigious honor.