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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
- 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
Park in the Garage from the Cherry Street Portal and park on Level 4 or as directed
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.