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Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy to Host 2018 Maine Celebration of Reading

Press Release | Kennebunkport, Maine – The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy will host the Maine Celebration of Reading on Thursday, Aug. 30, at 6:30 p.m. at the Vinegar Hill Music Theatre in Arundel, Maine. […]

XPRIZE and Barbara Bush Foundation to Award Finalist Teams in $7M Adult Literacy XPRIZE and Launch $1M Communities Competition to Distribute Winning Apps to One Million Adult Learners

XPRIZE Press Release | New Orleans – Tomorrow, at the 2018 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans, XPRIZE and its sponsors will award $100K to each of the five finalist teams in the $7M Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE, presented by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. […]

Barbara Bush Foundation Celebrates State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant Benefiting Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Press Release | Miami Beach, Fla. – The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy gathered local educators and students at Fienberg-Fisher K-8 Center on Wednesday, May 16, to celebrate the Teen Trendsetters™ program. […]

Barbara Bush Foundation Board of Directors Selects Russell Reynolds for Executive Search

Press Release | Tallahassee, Fla. – The The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy’s Board of Directors announced today that it will partner with Russell Reynolds in the recruitment of a new chief executive for the organization. […]

Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Presents “Champion for Literacy” Award to Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Press Release | Tallahassee, Fla. – The Dollar General Literacy Foundation was honored with the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy’s “Champion for Literacy” award during the 2018 Florida Celebration of Reading. […]

Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Announces Leadership Transition

Press Release | Tallahassee, Fla. – The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy announced today the departure of president and CEO Liza McFadden, effective March 30. Foundation board of directors member Chris Frangione has been appointed to serve as interim CEO while the board conducts a national executive search. […]

Barbara Bush Foundation’s Celebration of Reading Student Essay Contest Deadline Approaching, Jan. 17

Press Release | Bonita Springs, Fla. – The deadline is approaching for the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy’s annual student essay contest, open to third- through fifth-grade students in Southwest Florida, including Charlotte, Collier and Lee counties. […]

Barbara Bush Foundation Announces 2017 Dallas/Fort Worth Celebration of Reading Student Essay Contest

Press Release | Dallas, TX. – The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy announced today the 2017 Celebration of Reading Dallas/Fort Worth Student Essay Contest, based on author Mary Pope Osborne’s award-winning “Magic Tree House” series. […]

Guest Authors Announced for 2017 Dallas/Fort Worth Celebration of Reading

Press Release | Dallas, TX. – Author lineup to include Leigh Anne Tuohy, Kristin Hannah, Ron Hall and Mary Pope Osborne […]

Celebrating Adult Literacy and Technology

~ Four things we’re celebrating this Adult Education and Family Literacy Week ~ By Patti Constantakis and Liza McFadden As we celebrate Adult Education and Family Literacy this week, we find ourselves reflecting on the progress happening across the country on behalf of the 36 million low-skilled adults in the U.S. These adults face several […]

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Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy
516 North Adams Street • Tallahassee, Florida 32301