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Family Reader/Noticiero Familiar (October/Octubre 2019)

Welcome to Family Reader! Read Fort Worth’s monthly newsletter is dedicated to families in our community. In each edition of Family Reader, we’ll pass on the latest news and tips from Fort Worth ISD and our friends across the city to support you and your kids. Download the October issue now! ¡Bienvenidos a su Noticiero […] Read more

Oct, 18, 2019

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Celebrating the Classroom Library Campaign’s new beginning

Katherine Enriquez marched proudly down the Carroll Peak Elementary hall, four schoolmates in tow. Each carried a plastic red bin full of books, momentarily borrowed from their classrooms to tell a story. More than 130,000 stories, actually. After two years of planning and executing, fund raising and volunteering, distributing and setting up, Read Fort Worth’s […] Read more

Oct, 03, 2019

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Read Fort Worth Newsletter – September 2019

Read Fort Worth September 2019 Newsletter IN THIS ISSUE This month’s newsletter includes a call for Reading Volunteers and a spotlight on North Texas Giving Day, as well as updates from our Collaborative Action Networks, Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth Public Library, Early Learning Alliance and more. Read the September 2019 Issue Now Subscribe to […] Read more

ELA launches Help Me Grow North Texas

A variety of services, programs and resources exist in Tarrant County to support families and children. Navigating those resources is not always easy or clear for families. That’s where Help Me Grow North Texas comes in. While parents support their children, Help Me Grow North Texas is designed to support parents. “We’ve enhanced our partnership […] Read more

Real Estate Council of Greater Fort Worth raises more than $10,000 on North Texas Giving Day

The rain stayed away, and the donations came pouring in. The 2019 Panther City Dodgeball Tournament raised $10,500 for Read Fort Worth on North Texas Giving Day (NTGD). The eighth annual event, organized by the Real Estate Council of Greater Fort Worth’s Young Leaders Steering Committee, has traditionally raised money to support education in Tarrant […] Read more

Sep, 20, 2019

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Leadership Transition

Dear Read Fort Worth CAN Leaders, Committee Members, and Community Partners, I write to share that Anel Mercado has announced she will be leaving her position as Executive Director of Read Fort Worth. First and foremost, I, Mayor Price, Superintendent Scribner and the rest of the Read Fort Worth Executive Council extend our appreciation to […] Read more

Sep, 18, 2019

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Family Reader/Noticiero Familiar (September/Septiembre 2019)

Welcome to Family Reader! Read Fort Worth’s monthly newsletter is dedicated to families in our community. In each edition of Family Reader, we’ll pass on the latest news and tips from Fort Worth ISD and our friends across the city to support you and your kids. Download the September issue now! ¡Bienvenidos a su Noticiero […] Read more

Sep, 13, 2019

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Family Reader/Noticiero Familiar (August/Agosto 2019)

Welcome to Family Reader! Read Fort Worth’s monthly newsletter is dedicated to families in our community. In each edition of Family Reader, we’ll pass on the latest news and tips from Fort Worth ISD and our friends across the city to support you and your kids. Download the August issue now! ¡Bienvenidos a su Noticiero […] Read more

Aug, 30, 2019

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Read Fort Worth Newsletter – August 2019

August 2019 Newsletter IN THIS ISSUE Message from Executive Director Anel Mercado Making the Grade: How You Can Help Thank You, Classroom Library Campaign Volunteers! Reading Volunteers: Are You In? Expanded Learning: FWFD Boots on the Ground at Cobb Park Fort Worth ISD Attendance Vision: Attendance Adds Up Fort Worth Public Library: Tail Waggin’ Tutors ELA Corner: Help Me Grow North Texas Community Leader […] Read more

Summer Scholars Collaborative: Igniting a spark at Camp Fire

Igniting the desire within each child has been the Camp Fire First Texas way for more than a century. Camp Fire Day Camps did so this summer with reading as the backdrop. “It is our goal that youth have an opportunity to find their spark, or inner passions, and discover ways and have opportunities to […] Read more

Summer Scholars Collaborative: United Community Centers seek to serve and empower

United Community Centers, Inc. is serious about serving and empowering those in need by creating opportunities to enrich lives within the community. Doing so for children is the goal of UCC’s Summer Education Enrichment Program, which is part of Read Fort Worth’s Summer Scholars Collaborative. The Collaborative consists of 12 programs at more than 60 […] Read more

Summer Scholars Collaborative: Building bonds at Project Transformation

Relationships are at the heart of everything Project Transformation Central Texas does. Those bonds are essential in working with children from low-income neighborhoods, as Project Transformation provides programming for after school and summer day camps. The summer day camp programs for elementary students focus on enriching the mind, body and spirit. They’re also part of […] Read more