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  • The 10th Anniversary & Spellabration will be held at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 6 pm to celebrate a decade of service in Tarrant County and surrounding areas to adult learners and those who teach them. In the spring of 2009, TLC was established after almost two years of work by a dedicated group of volunteers and a successful Corporate Spelling Bee that was hosted by the Rotary Club of Fort Worth. This year's event will pay tribute to students, volunteers, donors and supporters who have participated in programs of the Coalition over the past ten years. Sponsorships start at $1,000 and dinner tickets are just $50 per person. With emcee Jill "J.R." Labbe and Wordmaster Gary Cumbie, this year's event will be a whole new twist on the traditional Spelling Bee. It is not to be missed! Contact Wes Young at the TLC office for more details. 817-870-0082

  • The Board of Directors has announced the members of the Host Committee for the 10th Anniversary & Spellabration, which will take place on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. Marilyn Ackmann, Larry and Karen Anfin, The Honorable Ken and Karen Barr, Kathryn and Lowell Bryan, Gary and Jane Cumbie, Robert Earley and Dr. Tricia Earley, Daniel J. Red and Julie Goldstein,
    Jill “J.R.” and Mark Labbe, The Honorable Mike and Rosie Moncrief, Jane and Roger Nober, The Honorable Beverly and Charlie Powell,
    Trenton and Tiffany Price, and Beth Zimmerman will host this event, which will pay tribute to the students, volunteers, and supporters who have been such an important part of ten years of service to the community. For more information, contact Wes Young at the TLC office: wyoung@tarrantlit.org 817-870-0082.

Welcome to the Tarrant Literacy Coalition

The Tarrant Literacy Coalition (TLC) empowers adult learners and those who teach them with high quality literacy services and resources so businesses can hire, people can work and families can thrive. Our Adult Education and Literacy Call Center provides information and referral services for adults who are looking for an adult literacy class: 817-402-7555.

Through our Literacy and Learning program, we offer training and technical support to literacy teachers, tutors and volunteers; our Project BEST program in White Settlement offers classes two nights a week to help prepare adults for the High School Equivalency exam; we help coordinate the English language and citizenship classes at Agape Baptist Church on Tuesday mornings and Wednesday nights; and we work with LinkED and Literacy Connexus to offer Project LEARN, a program in which volunteers tutor adults who need help to improve their reading skills. All these classes are offered at no charge to the adult students. Free childcare is available for students enrolled in Project BEST and Agape adult education classes.

To reach a staff members at the Coalition, please call our office. Our main number is 817-870-0082 and the Adult Education and Literacy Call Center is 817-402-7555. Both numbers are staffed weekdays; you may leave a message after hours and on weekends. Your call will be returned. You may also complete this form and we will contact you.

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