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Announcing the new Pirate Supply Store website

We’re proud to announce the launch of our new Pirate Supply Store website. The new website has everything to reinvigorate your childhood aspirations of exploring the seven seas.

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Last chance to catch the San Francisco premiere of American Teacher

There are only two days left of the San Francisco premier of American Teacher, a film produced by 826 Valencia co-founders Nínive Calegari and Dave Eggers and narrated by Matt Damon. This film examines schools through the eyes and experiences of teachers across the country.

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The Grotto School raises $8,000 for 826 Valencia

On Saturday,September 17, more than twenty local writers spent the day at the Grotto…

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Get your tickets now for the theatrical release of American Teacher

Check out the theatrical release of American Teacher, a new documentary film hitting theaters this fall!

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Unveiling the Young Writers’ Wall

On September 15, 2011, students, parents, and volunteers participated in the unveiling of the new Young Writers' Wall.

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Congratulations to Loret Peterson, our September Teacher of the Month!

Ms. Peterson’s dedication to dynamic, in-depth projects for her split class has all of us at 826 Valencia in awe.

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BAYCAT screens film from 826 Valencia collaboration

On Thursday, September 1, BAYCAT, the Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts and Technology, released its latest film, Miles Away, which grew out of a…

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Use your artistic side to contribute to 826 National!

826 National has partnered with Threadless, the international community-driven company, to challenge the public and Threadless’ community of 1.5 million artists to design a T-shirt…

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Students highlight local heroes

This summer, students in the Local Heroes workshop at 826 Valencia interviewed everyday members of the community who turned out to be not so everyday.