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Bookwich raises nearly $108,000!
Bookwich, with special guest Catherine Keener, was an amazing success. We were able to raise close to $108,000 to support our student programming.
Students and Superheros: a report from the Latino Comics Expo
This past weekend, one of 826’s After-school Tutoring students attended the First Annual Latino Comics Expo. With tickets donated by Ricardo Padilla and…
Dave Eggers’ TED Talk
Congratulations to Jeremiah Jeffries, our April Teacher of the Month
We are delighted to announce that Jeremiah Jeffries, a gifted first grade teacher at Redding Elementary School, is our April Teacher of the Month.
Sign up for VOW’s June workshop
Our friends at Voice of Witness are offering an engaging and transformative workshop titled: Amplifying Unheard Voices: The Power of the Story. There's still time to register for this unique 4-day training, taking place in San Francisco June 20-23.
Join us for our luncheon, Bookwich, with special guest Catherine Keener
On Wednesday, May 18, we'll dine with beloved actress Catherine Keener at the St. Regis Hotel.
Congratulations to the 2011 Scholars of 826 Valencia!
We are thrilled to introduce to you the 2011 winners of the 826 Valencia Scholarships. The six winners we either knew through past involvement in 826 Valencia or we connected to them immediately because of their creative voice and dedication to learning.
Students celebrate National Pet Writing Month
Did you know that there are four weeks (or 196 dog days) every spring when young people all around the nation (or at least around 826 Valencia) take time to write poems, plays, stories, and letters to and for their pets?
Khaled Hosseini visits young authors at June Jordan School for Equity
After spending the past several weeks hard at work writing and revising their personal narratives for this year’s Young Authors’ Book Project, Mr. Mitra’s sixty juniors and seniors at June Jordan School for Equity hosted an inspiring and engaging visit with acclaimed author Khaled Hosseini.