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826 News
08.29.2011

Second annual 8/26 Day Write-a-thon attracts enthusiastic crowd of writers and friends

Raising over $6,000 and drawing eighty-two participants, 826 Valencia’s second annual Write-a-thon helped spark creativity in local literary enthusiasts.

826 News
08.18.2011

Help us celebrate 8/26 Day

On Friday, August 26, from noon until 8:26 PM, we’re going to write until our pencils break, our pens run out of ink, our fingers fall off, and our computers crash. Join us for eight hours and twenty-six minutes of glorious creative frenzy in our second ever Write-a-thon!

826 News
08.10.2011

826 Valencia remembers Stafone Jackson

826 Valencia honors a former student and writer for the Straight-Up News.

826 News
08.01.2011

Exploring Words Summer Camp 2011 a great success

On June 29, we celebrated the end of the Exploring Words Summer Camp. Students, parents, tutors, teachers, and interns all enjoyed an action-packed day under the sun at Parque Niños Unidos in the Mission.

826 News
08.01.2011

Placemaking with the San Francisco Arts Commission

This summer, the San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery and Rebar hosted a two-day workshop for 826 Valencia's Exploring Worlds Summer Camp!

826 News
07.26.2011

Former intern brings dinosaur musical to 826

What do the elasmasaurus, yard-long beards, and a former 826 Valencia intern all have in common? Probably a lot more than you’d guess. But for…

826 News
07.22.2011

Spend a day at The Grotto School

Make your writing dreams a reality during one incredible day at the SF Writers' Grotto, a fundraiser benefiting 826 Valencia.

826 News
07.22.2011

Scholars shine at 2011 dinner celebration

The 2011 Scholars Dinner was hugely successful, allowing us to showcase the amazing gifts and achievements of our six new scholars and thank all of our community supporters.

826 News
07.22.2011

826 Valencia’s Executive Director interviewed by The Wall Street Journal

Yukari Watani Kane of The Wall Street Journal interviewed 826 Valencia's Executive Director, Leigh Lehman, about the need for education nonprofits.