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"I have seen River of Words transform a class of disengaged students into a group excited to learn about the environment and art. This program shapes the physical and personal environment of everyone who participates!"

— Jilian Hishaw, Missouri Regional Coordinator
Contact us

We welcome your queries, ideas, and (of course) donations!
General inquiries:
phone: 925-631-8566 or 925-631-4289
fax: 925-376-8379
Schedule a River of Words Workshop:
Arrange a traveling
Apply for a Regional Coordinator position: Please complete our application form.
Enter our annual art and poetry contest

Mailing Address:
Center for Environmental Literacy
Kalmanovitz School of Education
Saint Mary's College of California
P.O. Box 4350
Moraga, CA 94575-4350

Physical Address:
Center for Environmental Literacy
Kalmanovitz School of Education
Filippi Academic Hall (FAH), 2nd Floor
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94556

New River of Words Contest Entries Mailing Address:
River of Words
Center for Environmental Literacy
P.O. Box 5060
Moraga, CA 94575-5060

*Prior ROW Berkeley Contest Entries Were Sent to:
P.O. Box 4000-J
Berkeley, CA 94704

*The Berkeley P.O. box will remain open for your convenience until further notice. We will keep it open for the next year or so to give people time to hear about our move to The Center for Environmental Literacy in Moraga and to change their address books accordingly.

Please call for information about hours: 925-631-8566

Julia Christensen, age 13

He is a rope of darkness
Against rain-streaked grass
Green scales the color of ivy

[Read the full poem]