“Creative writing and tutoring nonprofit 826 Valencia hopes to provide the Tenderloin’s children with a safe space to let their imagination run wild. On May 19 it will cut the opening ribbon on its new 826 Valencia Tenderloin Center. The center’s writing lab will feature the cozy tree house, which is designed to spark kids’ enthusiasm for storytelling. To that end, the 826 Valencia Tenderloin Center will provide about 2,000 kids ages six to 18 with free writing workshops, after-school tutoring, and other creative opportunities.”
Read the full article about the journey of opening our new Tenderloin Center on Takepart.