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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 Act of 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 (in collaboration with The Dock Bookshop)

  • 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 Benefit
 

 

 

 

 

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PRESENT SIP AND SLAY MAKE-UP SOCIAL MIXER
Saturday, December 8  - 11 AM-1 PM  - The Dock Bookshop   
Join us for some time to unwind and do makeup! Come out and learn how to apply a flawless slay every time. This class will showcase a basic beginner slay, tips and tricks to enhance your beauty. Everyone will enjoy complimentary refreshments and much more!
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FROM DATING TRUTHS...TO AFFIRMED: SPEAKING REALITY INTO EXISTENCE 
Saturday, December 8  - 3-5 PM  - The Dock Bookshop  
Join us for conversation and cocktails as Authors Kenneth Marshall, author of Dating Truths, and Niesha Johnson, author of Affirmed: Speaking Reality Into Existence, share from their works while facilitating conversation dealing with hard truths about relationships and faith. 
 

CONFLICT RESOLUTION 
 Friday, December 7 - 7-9 PM  - The Dock Bookshop  
Equip yourself with skills to resolve our differences!
Hosted by THE LOC
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Sat Dec 15 from 12-3p at Austin Event Center
Mark your calendars and plan to attend!
Bring the entire family for a day of culture and community!
Also 8 slots left for Vendors $50-$100.
Click below to register today!

BLACK AUGUST AUTHOR FEATURE
C-ZAR WISEMEN
Author of REVOLUTIONARY: A Poetic Autobiography

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ABOUT THE BOOK 
Revolutionary is the follow up to it's precursor Poetic Philosophy under C-zar Wisemen's former  name Derek Perkins. This poetry book is a poetic autobiography that is inspired by real life feelings and experiences. This sequel gets deeper into the author's background that leads to who he is and his views on the world and issues affecting black people. In this work, C-zar addresses the entertainment industry, religion, self-reliance, crooked politics, romance, heartbreak, and more. This author is hopeful that his writings will spark the minds of millions of black people in the United States and around the world to fight against white supremacy and rise to greatness.  

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Rap artist C-zar Wisemen is from Charlottesville, Virginia, representing the indie rap/ hip-hop label Philosophy Entertainment. Albums released are "Tha New Testament" and "Real Niggaz" added with an Ep titled "Revolution" as well as a few singles from his music catalog. C-zar also wanted to showcase his poetic side by releasing two poetry books called "Poetic Philosophy" under the name Derek Perkins and "Revolutionary" under his current name C-zar Wisemen. Acting is also a passion of his, and he has acted in a few indie films. C-zar Wisemen's aim is to inspire the black community to change for the better through his works.

 
 

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