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Palm Springs Writers Guild
EDUCATION MISSION STATEMENT
The Palms Springs Writers Guild education mission is to inspire and nurture Coachella Valley student writers, with a focus on English Language Learners. We believe in giving voice to students’ aspirations by offering a variety of writing workshops, contests, and scholarships.
Following is a snapshot of recent statistics for student writing skills in the state of California and in two Coachella Valley high schools.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ACQUISITION (ELA) IN THE COACHELLA VALLEY, CA
The California State average for ELA proficiency is 50.87%.
- 2016-2018 UC Riverside/College of the Desert Scholarships
- 2020-2021 Indio High School Writing Contest
The Palm Springs Writers Guild is a nonprofit 501(C)(3).The scholarship committee is composed of at least three PSWG members who are responsible for administering, promoting, and seeking funds for the scholarship program.