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TEXAS LITERACY CONNECTION 

 

THE MISSION of Texas Literacy Connection (TLC) (also known as Literary Arts Connection), a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, is to promote literacy and literary arts that will inspire individual and community action to build relationships, improve lives and better society.

TLC is dedicated to promoting literacy in its totality based on the National Literacy Acto fo 1991 definition of literacy: "an individual's ability to read, write, speak, compute and solve problems to function on a job and in sociery to achieve one's goals and develop one's knowledge and potential."

 

TEXAS LITERACY CONNECTION PROGRAMS

  • Children’s Story Time/FunTime
  • Youth Reading Clubs/Kickbacks
  • Summer Community Reading Initiative
  • Tutoring
  • GED Classes & Adult Literacy
  • Multilingual Education
  • Writing and Communication Workshops & Panels
  • International Book Project
  • Book Vouchers

 

TEXAS LITERACY CONNECTION EVENTS

  • Black History Lecture Series
  • Writers & Readers Conference
  • DFW Literary SoulFEST
  • Winter Wonderland of Reading
  • Leaders for Literacy Annual Luncheon

 

 

 

 

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Fort Worth Slams Presents
LIFE OF A SIDE CHICK: A Spoken Word Conversation
Saturday, June 3rd 7:30-9:30 PM @The Dock
$5 Admission/Donation
The Life Of A Side Chick Spokenword Competition & Creative Conversation. Coordinated by Mike Guinn Entertainment. THIS AIN'T CHA USUAL PERFORMANCE PLATFORM! This event uses high-powered and very sincere poetry to create conversation.
 
DOCK IN THE COMMUNITY
SankofaTalks: POWER OF EDUCATION
SATURDAY June 10, 2017 at  7 PM
@The Frederick Douglass Center, 616 W Kiest Blvd Dallas, TX 75224
Purchase Your Tickets From The Dock Bookshop & Support Literacy
Proceeds go towards Family Night!  Click to View E-blast & Purchase Tickets
The Power of Education W/GUEST Alfred Coach Powell, Jamie Jenkins, Nia Maat Khepera & Best Selling author & Hidden Colors 4 feature, Dennis Kimbro
Discussing: The ideologies from the talented 10, WEB Dubois to Booker T Washington and the Father of Black History and author of Mis-education of the Negro, Carter G Woodson. How do we adapt the information delivered  by the The Greats in the 20th Century into the 21st Century.   

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