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Besher Garcia receives the Recognize Good Legend Award

Besher Garcia receives the Recognize Good Legend Award for October 2019. Besher has been a supporter of WSP since he was 8 years old.

2019 Library of Congress Literacy Award

Texas Center for the Book at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission presented Women’s Storybook Project with the 2019 Library of Congress State Literacy Award.

2018 Texas Center for the Book Literacy Award

Texas State Library and Archives Commission selected Women’s Storybook Project as their recipient of the 2018 Texas Center for the Book Literacy Award. This annual award celebrates non-profits who promote reading and combat illiteracy through innovative programming.

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

In 2018, WSP volunteer Debra Taylor received the Windham School District Governor’s Criminal Justice Volunteer Service Award from Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas.

Texas Women in Business

In 2015, TWB gave WSP a Service Award and a $2,300 grant in appreciation of its dedication, time, and talent to the community.

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

In 2013, Founder and Executive Director Judith Dullnig received the Windham School District Governor’s Criminal Justice Volunteer Service Award, know as the Judy Burd Award, for Women’s Storybook Project.

2011 Irving J. Fain Social Action Award

In 2011, the Commission on Social Action of the Union of Reform Judaism awarded the WSP Program at Temple Beth Shalom (Austin, TX) the Irving J. Fain Social Action Award, which is given every two years to congregations whose work in the area of social justice is exemplary.

The University of Texas at Austin

In 2011, WSP was chosen by the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business for a website design project to be done by Management Information System students.

Governor’s Criminal Justice Volunteer Service Award

2011 – Women’s Storybook Project will be the recipient of another Governor’s Criminal Justice Volunteer Service Award for Women’s Storybook Project.

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice

In 2010, WSP received the Governor’s Criminal Justice Volunteer Service Award, known as the Susan Cranford Female Offender Program Award, for Women’s Storybook Project.

Ballet Austin Guild

2009 – Women’s Storybook Project and Director was selected as one of the Women On Their Toes for outstanding community volunteers in Austin, sponsored by The Ballet Austin Guild

National Crime Prevention Council

2006 – Women’s Storybook Project of Texas was chosen by the National Crime Prevention Council as one of the top strategies in the country for faith and restorative justice in their publication, “Faith, Community and Criminal Justice Collaboration”

Epstein Communicate! Award

2005 – Winner of the Epstein Communicate! Award for the best idea for social services in the nation for small Jewish Reform Congregations

Join us at our 4th Annual Luncheon, September 30th.