Transforming World With Word: Transformative Language Arts
The Transformative Language Arts (TLA) Network supports individuals and organizations that promote forms of the spoken, written, and sung word as a tool for personal and communal transformation. We offer an annual conference, The Power of Words,; online classes; a global community-building project, One City One Prompt; membership and ample resources.
TLA is an emerging field, profession, and calling that acknowledges and supports the power of the spoken, written, and sung word to encourage community-building, cultural shifts, health and healing, liberation, and celebration .
The Transformative Language Arts Network is registered as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization: all donations are tax-deductible and supportive of our work. Please support our work.
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