The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy hosts and participates in events, conferences and trainings throughout the year to support family literacy efforts across the nation. Here are some of the events we have coming up.
Ardmore Literacy Leadership Initiative To Host Graduation
Date: January 15, 2015
Location: Ardmore Convention Center
The Ardmore Literacy Initiative will host a graduation for 100 students who were given a second chance to advance their education. Some graduates will be receiving their GEDs. Others will be completing the English as a 2nd language program. And a number of graduates will be advancing to the next school level. Their stories are […]
It’s Our 25th Anniversary – A Year Long Celebration
Date: Coming soon
In 1989, then First Lady Barbara Bush launched her national nonprofit before a gathering of educators and leaders who helped to shape what would become her enduring legacy – helping children and their parents read and learn together. In March, the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy commenced a year-long celebration of its 25th anniversary, […]
Mrs. Bush’s 90th Birthday Celebration
Date: Coming soon
Location: Coming soon
An intimate celebration of Mrs. Bush in honor of her 90th birthday and her commitment to establishing literacy as a value in every home.
Maine 7th Annual Literacy Connections Conference
Date: April 01, 2015
Location: Waterville, ME
For further information call Becky Dyer at 207-441-9965 or email Becky.Dyer@barbarabush.org.
Celebration of Reading Dallas/Ft. Worth
Date: October 12, 2015
Location: Meyerson Symphony Center (Dallas, Texas)
An entertaining evening featuring best-selling authors benefiting programs of the Foundation, including Teen Trendsetters and family literacy programs.
Celebration of Reading in Florida
Date: February 13, 2015
Location: The Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa - Bonita Springs, Florida
Join us for an entertaining evening featuring best-selling authors as we celebrate our 15th Celebration of Reading event in Florida.